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Old 01-29-2010, 09:46 PM   #1
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WHen you are bottling if you can't fill up the final bottle all the way, what do you do with it? Do you just drink it flat, or cap the bottle and see if it carbonates?

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Old 01-29-2010, 09:48 PM   #2
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I just drink it.
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Old 01-29-2010, 09:49 PM   #3
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I keg, but anything under a pint is consumed. More than that, I'll put it in a 1 or 2L bottle.
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Old 01-29-2010, 09:50 PM   #4
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I usually chill it and then drink it.
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Old 01-29-2010, 09:57 PM   #5
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I bottle it in a plastic water bottle to monitor carbonation.

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Old 01-29-2010, 10:07 PM   #6
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You should splash it on your face in celebration!

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Old 01-29-2010, 10:09 PM   #7
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You should splash it on your face in celebration!
Yeah, the chicks dig it.

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Old 01-29-2010, 10:12 PM   #8
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If it's less than half a bottle, I drink it. If it's more like 3/4 bottle, I'll just go ahead and bottle/cap it and let it carb with the rest, then use that as a taster.

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Old 01-29-2010, 10:14 PM   #9
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Note that with a different amount of headspace, that bottle won't carb quite the same way as the rest.
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Old 01-29-2010, 10:14 PM   #10
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I drink it, for educational purposes!
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