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Old 09-09-2012, 02:47 PM   #1
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Default Priming bottles vs priming kegs ?

Do I need to add priming sugar to a keg ?


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Old 09-09-2012, 03:24 PM   #2
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Not if you carb it with co2. If you do prime with sugar use a calculator to figure out the correct dosage as you don't need as much to carb the keg as if bottling.
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Old 09-09-2012, 04:39 PM   #3
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^ That's correct. You can force carbonate a beer in a keg for a day or two and achieve the carbonation level you desire. Using priming sugar is also ok but it takes about a week to ten days to fully carbonate the beer.
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