Looking for more carbonation - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Techniques > Looking for more carbonation
Cool Brewing Corny 5G & Mini Giveaway

Thread Tools
Old 04-07-2009, 11:15 AM   #1
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Newark,DE
Posts: 35
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

I am getting ready to bottle a Belgian Abbey , and was hoping to give it some Duval type carbonation. Do I just use more priming sugar, or I have heard about just adding table sugar.


Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2009, 11:51 AM   #2
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Posts: 2,725
Liked 46 Times on 41 Posts
Likes Given: 56

Make sure your bottles are strong enough. Ordinary longnecks would be dangerous at Duvel-level carbonation.

Using your favorite brewing software's carbonation calculator (or just google "priming calculator"), target 3.5ish volumes. The exact amount of sugar depends on the type of sugar and the volume and temperature of the beer.
OD: ?
Keg: Simple AIPA (2-row, Chinook, Cascade, WLP090)

Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Just ordered a carbonation stone. Carbonation in 20 minutes??? Any good? Mike-H General Techniques 27 02-02-2016 01:18 AM
Too much carbonation zacster Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 8 05-23-2008 02:28 AM
12 out of 55 have no carbonation. HELP dexter_craig Bottling/Kegging 5 02-14-2008 04:19 PM
low carbonation... bobwantbeer Bottling/Kegging 4 02-05-2008 05:28 PM
Too much carbonation icu812 Bottling/Kegging 2 01-22-2008 02:52 PM

Forum Jump