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Old 06-24-2007, 10:17 AM   #1
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Today I plan on kegging my newest IPA, but I am not going to force carbonate it (no Space). So my question is how much sugar do I use? I have heard 5 oz is a little much.

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Old 06-24-2007, 11:07 AM   #2
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It depends of much life you want it to have. I like fizz in an IPA 5oz sounds fine.
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Old 06-24-2007, 11:27 AM   #3
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I prime my kegs with DME. About 3/4 cup does fine.
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Old 06-24-2007, 02:50 PM   #4
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From all my readings, priming a keg only requires HALF of what you would normally use to prime bottles.
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