Originally Posted by brazedowl
The first time (lemon-lime) it sort-of carbed itself in the bottles. This time I'm going to add sugar and make sure it does. It get a very soda-like carbonation.
I just made a 5 gallon batch of this following the limeade recipe. Did you end up making a second batch and carbonating it more? If so, could you walk me through it?
I have it in an 'ale pail' now. Is secondarying in a carboy neccessary? I know a lot of people on here just go straight from the primary to the bottle.
I'm toying with the idea of leaving it alone in the primary for about 3 weeks, then bottling, but I want to make sure that it's A) done fermenting to avoid bombs, and B) carbonated properly.
Any advice for a first timer?