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Old 02-04-2010, 01:16 PM   #1
Jul 2009
Prosper, TX
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I have the non-ported BB carboys and I'm interested in the ported ones. I assume that they can be used not only for easy racking but also for direct to bottle. What I'd like to know is how people add the primer before bottling. I assume all you can do is toss it in through the top but then it would seem to not mix well. With my bottle bucket I put the primer at the bottom and siphon on top of that so I get a good mix just from the racking to the bucket.

Is there a method to using a ported BB for bottling when it comes to primer?

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Old 02-04-2010, 01:18 PM   #2
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Just boil, cool and throw it in. I racked into a clean BB when bottling and that helped to mix the priming sugar throughly. I made sure to put the priming sugar in first and then rack.

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