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Old 12-01-2012, 07:06 PM   #1
Nov 2012
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I had just bottled my first batch.
My gravity readings had stayed around 1.000 mark for 3 days. However it was still putting out some gas.
Definitely not like it was during fermentation but still pumps some out.
I am also carbing it so I added priming sugar in the batch. However I used a bit less than recommended because I wasn't sure.
I cracked one of my six test bottles open on day 2 it was lightly carbonated but not close to done.

Anyone enlighten me on if I am doing something wrong?
Any help will be deeply appreciated.

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Old 12-01-2012, 07:10 PM   #2
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Only not being patient. It can take weeks before you see the carbonation you are after.

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Old 12-01-2012, 07:34 PM   #3
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Day 2 in the bottle? Way early to start opening bottles. Open 1 a week to see how the carbonation progresses.

Full process will take 3-4 weeks (+/-)


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Old 12-01-2012, 07:34 PM   #4
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3 weeks at 70 degrees and you'll be good.

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Old 12-01-2012, 07:50 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by wilsojos View Post
3 weeks at 70 degrees and you'll be good.
Agreed, 3 weeks at 70f. Sometimes even more time is required.

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