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Old 10-25-2011, 07:28 PM   #1
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Recently made Dunkelweizen and kept some for myself and took some to my brother-in-law. His was flat and mine had a great frothy head. All was bottled at the same time and the only difference I can determine was the 4 hr car ride. Anyone ever hear of yeast getting car sick?


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Old 10-25-2011, 07:50 PM   #2
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I'd say uneven distribution of the priming solution.


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Old 10-25-2011, 07:50 PM   #3
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Carbonation can vary with storing temperature. Did he put it right away in his fridge?
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they even out over time .. I've had very uneven carbonation at 2 weeks, and then every bottle I opened after 4 weeks was about exactly the same.
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How long have they been in the bottle? Uneven carbing is usually simply that it's too soon. Some bottles may carb a few days ahead of others. but they all carb up eventually.
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I randomly chose some bottles for myself after the whole batch was bottled. He had put his in the basement at about 64 degrees while my garage was about 75 degrees. I did bottle a little sooner than I usually do. So, what I'm hearing is that he should wait a while longer.
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I randomly chose some bottles for myself after the whole batch was bottled. He had put his in the basement at about 64 degrees while my garage was about 75 degrees. I did bottle a little sooner than I usually do. So, what I'm hearing is that he should wait a while longer.
Yes, and maybe let them warm up a bit.


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