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Old 04-08-2011, 04:21 AM   #1
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I am going to bottle my Belgian Golden Strong and I will prime it at 4 volumes. I will probably use the short style Belgian bottles with standard caps. Should I have any concern about bottling and capping at 4 volumes?


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I'm not sure exactly what you mean by short style belgian bottles, but 4 is definitely somewhere in the vicinity of the upper limits that most bottles will handle. I had a cream ale carbonated to about 3.5 volumes and I lost a few when the weather warmed up.


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One of these?

It will be fine. They're meant to hold the level of carbonation that Belgian beers are carbed at.
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Thanks. I guess I better get drinking some Duvel
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I'm facing the same issue with a tripel. I'd like to carb it to 3.5 volumes but I'm afraid of standard 12 oz bottles.

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