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Old 12-11-2006, 09:56 PM   #1
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Default Optimum Bottle Carbonation Temps?

We just got a space convection heater. My thought is that I can use it to store my recently-bottled beer in warmer conditions so that it doesn't take 2 months to carbonate. I figure I'll keep it in the warmer temps for 2 weeks or so, then put it back in cold conditioning. Anyone know a good temp where the yeast will carbonate it sufficiently, but where it's not warm enough to affect the quality of the beer?

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70-72F or whatever is the top end of the yeast's range. Since they only have a little priming sugar to work on, you don't have to worry about off-flavors.
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