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Old 04-08-2011, 07:45 PM   #1
ericd
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One of the bottles of my latest batch didn't carbonate so I decided to try just hooking it up to the TaD flat and leaving it in the fridge overnight to see what happens.

Got a little bit of carbonation now but still needs a lot more. Anyone else tried this? Any luck?

 
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Old 04-08-2011, 08:28 PM   #2
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I've done it using the converted miller home draft system which is almost identical to the TAD. Never tried just one bottle, but here's how I carb up 1-1.5 gal;

1) Chill the beer before adding the co2 or a lot of it will get vented from the pressure relief valve.
2) Let it carb for ~4-5 days on the first cartridge.
3) Replace the cartridge and let it carb up the rest of the way.
4) Enjoy

 
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Old 04-08-2011, 09:49 PM   #3
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Hmmm, looks like I'll just have to wait then and give it the 4-5 days. Thanks.

 
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