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Old 08-29-2012, 04:11 PM   #1
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About two weeks ago I bottled a second batch of beer and when I pop the top, there seems to be very little carbonation. I used about 1 cup of corn sugar for a five gal batch. Is there anything I can do to rescue both these batches.....??????



 
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:58 PM   #2
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Wait a couple more weeks! What temperature have you been keeping the bottles at?



 
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Old 08-30-2012, 07:15 PM   #3
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what type of beer?
whats the orig gravity?
whats the final gravity?
what temperature were the bottles stored at?
whats the target co2 volume?

 
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Old 08-30-2012, 08:58 PM   #4
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That's a lot of corn sugar. Be prepared for bottle bombs, especially if you're not getting any carbonation in some bottles. That's a hint that you had problems getting it mixed correctly. More than likely, you're going to have some extremely carb'd beer. 3/4 cup is normal for 5gals. Even then, it can be too much
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