Coldbreak Brewing HERMS Giveaway!

HomeBrewSupply AMCYL Brew Kettle Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Bottling/Kegging > Too Early to Keg and Naturally Carb?
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-10-2009, 02:57 AM   #1
Rockweezy
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Oahu, HI
Posts: 202
Default Too Early to Keg and Naturally Carb?

I brewed an amber ale on 10/30/09. My recipe is as followed:

8.02 lb American 2-row
1.44 lb Crystal Malt 10L
1.44 lb Munich Malt
0.1 lb American Black Patent
2.0 oz Goldings (4.5%) - added during boil, boiled 60 min
0.51 oz Cascade (5.5%) - added during boil, boiled 5 min
1.03 ea White Labs WLP007 Dry English Ale

OG 1.054

I want to naturally keg this beer at 70 degrees. I need my primary for a 10 gallon batch of Edwort's Haus Ale I plan on brewing on Wednesday. The beer has been done fermenting for 5+ days.

Should I:

1. Just transfer to the keg and add priming sugar

2. Just transfer to keg and let it act as a secondary and force carb later.


__________________
Diamond Head Brewery (DHB)

Carboy #1: Tallgrass Talcyon Wheat
Carboy #2: Full Sail Amber Clone
Carboy #3: Graff
In the Hole: Keg #5: Citra Pale Ale

Keg #1: Darth Vader (Black IPA)
Keg #2: Smash Ale
Keg #3: Amayson Saison
Keg #4: Citra Pale Ale
Rockweezy is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2009, 03:31 AM   #2
Suthrncomfrt1884
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Rockford, Illinois
Posts: 4,081
Liked 25 Times on 23 Posts
Likes Given: 3

Default

I'd say you're good to prime. If the gravities right, it's up to you.


__________________
He who drinks beer sleeps well. He who sleeps well cannot sin. He who does not sin goes to heaven.

Another HERMS rig...
Suthrncomfrt1884 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-10-2009, 01:55 PM   #3
chucke
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: East Central Alabama
Posts: 323
Liked 9 Times on 9 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Yeah, you're good. I would go with option #2... but hit it with enough gas to give a proper seal.
chucke is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2009, 03:29 AM   #4
Rockweezy
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Oahu, HI
Posts: 202
Default

thanks for the reassurance, I went with option 1 with gas.
__________________
Diamond Head Brewery (DHB)

Carboy #1: Tallgrass Talcyon Wheat
Carboy #2: Full Sail Amber Clone
Carboy #3: Graff
In the Hole: Keg #5: Citra Pale Ale

Keg #1: Darth Vader (Black IPA)
Keg #2: Smash Ale
Keg #3: Amayson Saison
Keg #4: Citra Pale Ale
Rockweezy is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
force carb vs. natural carb BrewDey Bottling/Kegging 17 01-10-2011 02:57 AM
Edme Extra Stout-to carb or not to carb? dfox Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 2 11-01-2009 09:41 PM
Anyone Naturally Carb in 50L Kegs? SeamusMac Bottling/Kegging 4 06-07-2009 06:28 AM
Desired IPA carb level, muntons carb tabs and metric scaling twst1up Bottling/Kegging 5 11-10-2008 11:58 PM
forced carb vs cast carb tgrier Bottling/Kegging 6 12-24-2007 08:13 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS