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Old 05-07-2012, 08:52 PM   #1
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I bought a box of the syrup in a box and tryed mixing it with water like its supposed to be. But when I force carb it I cant get the carb level high enough. I carb it when the liquid is 40 deg F. and keep that as my serving temp to.



 
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Old 05-07-2012, 09:04 PM   #2
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I bought a box of the syrup in a box and tryed mixing it with water like its supposed to be. But when I force carb it I cant get the carb level high enough. I carb it when the liquid is 40 deg F. and keep that as my serving temp to.
What pressure are you carbing at? and for how long?


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Old 05-09-2012, 06:32 PM   #3
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40psi for 3 days then drop it down to 20psi for serving.

 
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Old 05-10-2012, 04:16 PM   #4
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When you drop it down to 20psi, your soda will slowly lose carbonation. You may also be losing some right away if your lines are too short. A short line at that pressure blasts the soda right out of the hose and into the glass, causing a lot of foaming, cut down on foaming and you cut down on CO2 loss.
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