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Old 02-24-2010, 05:35 PM   #1
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Stupid bjcp wording. What is moderate carbonation? What is moderately high?
I'm assuming moderate is mid 2's? Trying to get a few beers to style, and it's getting on my nerves.
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Old 02-24-2010, 05:38 PM   #2
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Moderate is somewhere between too fizzy and flat.





I would be very surprised if this was even slightly helpful.
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Old 02-24-2010, 05:40 PM   #3
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Moderate is somewhere between too fizzy and flat.





I would be very surprised if this was even slightly helpful.
Exactly...... hahah

Honestly, I have no idea. I dont even pay attention to that. I just use a carbonation calculator and they tell me what range to go for.

http://hbd.org/cgi-bin/recipator/rec...rbonation.html
http://www.tastybrew.com/calculators/carbonation.html
http://www.tastybrew.com/calculators/priming.html

I just let them tell me what to do and i think it takes a lot of guess work out of the BJCP "guidelines"
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I call moderate 2, high 3. But that's just me...
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I like this one. I guess i'll just go in the middle of the suggestions.
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I call moderate 2, high 3. But that's just me...
3 is excessive, isn't it (wheats aside)? i mean, belgians aren't even at 3, and those are supposed to be highly carbed
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3 is excessive unless it's something like a Berliner Weisse
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I like this one. I guess i'll just go in the middle of the suggestions.
Yea, thats what I did when I bottle conditioned and got great results.
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