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Old 06-16-2010, 08:49 PM   #1
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Long story short: for some odd reason I can't recall right now, I got paranoid two weeks ago about bottle bombs and ended up fulling my bottles up until the base of the neck. I was initially worried about carbonation levels for the past few days, but now I can't help but worry if oxidation is an issue as well.

Should I be right to worry, or am I just being paranoid again?
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Old 06-16-2010, 09:56 PM   #2
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Ive filled up to the base of the neck rather than half way up dozens of times. Usually I dont notice until im opening it and I say to myself "oh, the tide is out on this one".

Never been a problem.

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Old 06-16-2010, 10:46 PM   #3
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Should be fine.The yeast will eat some of that oxygen when they are carbing the bottles (I believe).
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Old 06-17-2010, 01:44 AM   #4
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I would recommend stable FG as a protection against bottle bombs. But I don't think you'll have an issue with what you did.

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