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Old 09-18-2006, 11:52 PM   #1
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After bottles and waiting 3 weeks, I have openned bottles of my first 2 batches and noticed that the beer has bubbles consistantly rising from the bottom of the glass for at least a few minutes. It is almost like champagne. I rarely if ever had a beer like this. Last night, I looked closely at the points where bubbles were rising from (on the side of the glass was one). It looked as if there was some sediment stuck to the glass. I thinking maybe all it is poor pouring on my part resulting in priming sugar in my glass.

 
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Old 09-19-2006, 12:05 AM   #2
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That's perfectly normal for beer to bubble like that. As for the priming sugar, that's actually yeast sediment, or it's a not-completely-washed glass. The priming sugar is (OK, it SHOULD be) completely dissolved into the beer. If the bubbles seem to be rising a lot from that spot, it's because they're nucleation sites for the CO2 to form bubbles at.

 
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