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Old 09-25-2009, 01:36 PM   #1
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Checked a witbier I plan to bottle this weekend last night, and the SG is down to 1.008 (from 1.054...pretty surprising attenuation). Since I am bottle conditioning, I'm a little worried it might not carbonate. Think I'll be OK, or is this going to be a dry, relatively flat beer?



 
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Old 09-25-2009, 01:45 PM   #2
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Carbonation is only a function of the amount of priming sugar. However, at 85% attenuation and 1.008, the beer will be dry.
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Old 09-25-2009, 01:56 PM   #3
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Makes sense. Thanks much.

 
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