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Old 08-25-2007, 04:31 AM   #1
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I've waited nearly 3 weeks.

My bottles all taste like priming sugar. It's a wheat ale, I think... I used wheat extract and ale yeast....

I have no gravity data, I got my hydrometer just recently and haven't done a brew since.

Is it possible that I added too much priming sugar and the beer became hypotonic to the yeast cells and killed them all?
Marbles baby, marbles.

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Old 08-25-2007, 04:35 AM   #2
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Take each bottle and give it a flip, head over tails, get the yeast back into suspension.

What temp are you at?

It's OK, they will come around.


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