Cold bottle conditioning? - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Cold bottle conditioning?
Cool Brewing Giveaway - Supporting Membership Drive & Discount

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 06-28-2012, 01:43 AM   #1
PhelanKA7
Relax? RELAX?!
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
PhelanKA7's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Feb 2010
Indy
Posts: 997
Liked 102 Times on 77 Posts



So I found out last weekend that the beer for a homebrew competition I entered is kept refrigerated. I entered one of my beers that I had bottled the week before on a whim knowing that the tasting wouldn't occur until next weekend. It is a wheat beer that typically carbonates in as little as 5-6 days so that was my thinking. I don't need any lectures about how long you keep your beer in the bottle before drinking. I know this beer pretty well and I know that it carbonates very quickly . I'm drinking one right now and it is fully carbonated after 9 days in the bottle at room temperature (~72 deg F).

However, I am wondering if the beer is kept cool (~40 deg F) how much longer would it take to carbonate? Is there anyway to calculate this or does anyone have any experience with this?



 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 03:24 AM   #2
MalFet
/bɪər nɜrd/
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
MalFet's Avatar
Recipes 
 
May 2010
NYC / Kathmandu
Posts: 8,632
Liked 1468 Times on 973 Posts


At 40F, the yeast will be pretty much dormant. Sorry man.
__________________
"Be excellent to each other." -Benjamin Franklin

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bottle Conditioning vs Carboy Conditioning. What's the difference? BrewOnBoard Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10 09-05-2015 09:54 PM
Bottle conditioning: cold or warm? Challenger440 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 8 03-09-2011 08:32 PM
Bottle conditioning, too cold temp? idigg Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 1 12-13-2010 12:34 AM
bottle conditioning was too cold now what? Brewmiser Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 5 11-25-2010 02:48 PM
Cold crashing and then bottle conditioning? willangus Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 7 03-13-2009 09:56 PM


Forum Jump