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Old 03-11-2011, 03:49 AM   #1
Jan 2011
Ridgewood, NJ
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Hey guys, I made a stupid newbie mistake and probably only used 3oz instead if the recommended 5 of priming sugar when I bottled. I plan on letting the hefe that I made sit for at least 3 week at about 70 degrees. I'm just curious about what I could do incase it doesn't carb up. I'd hate to dump a perfectly good brew, I'm just thinking ahead just incase. I'm sure it will turn out fine, i just over analyze things.

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Old 03-11-2011, 03:53 AM   #2
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Dec 2008
Providence Village, Texas
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It will just be under carbed take it as a learning experience and move onto your next beer. It will still be carved, but not rl a traditional hefes levels.
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Old 03-11-2011, 11:00 AM   #3
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It'll be fine. As deuce said it'll be a little lower carbed than you're used to. Depending on the type of beer it may actually be more true-to-style. I carb most of my English style beers with around 3 oz.
Stop using so much caramel malt. Your beer will thank you.
(yes, Carapils is a caramel is Special B)


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