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Old 12-06-2012, 03:44 PM   #1
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tip from my Jedi Master/LHBS owner, Derek at Jay's Brewing

Under Carbonated Beer - Quick Fix

just tried this on my under-carbed Belgian Ale and it worked great!

the only downside was that I only learned this recently and could only do it to 4 bottles; the last of the batch
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:51 PM   #2
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Wow. That is something I never thought of.
I once underpitched dry yeast on a big beer. When it came time for carbonation, the yeast had been over-worked.
I bought another pack of the same yeast, opened every single 22oz bottle, put a tiny pinch of yeast in each one, and re-capped.
Talk about a pain in the butt, but it worked. Had quite a bit of yeast sediment in each one, but the beer still tasted good.

I definately would have tried this first though.
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Old 12-06-2012, 03:53 PM   #3
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w o w

This is amazing.

Old 12-07-2012, 01:29 AM   #4
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putting the yeast back in suspension is not that amazing.

Old 12-07-2012, 01:35 AM   #5
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Yeah, this is why people use stir plates in starters. The more the yeast has contact with the sugar, and not other yeast, the more sugar they can convert.

Old 12-07-2012, 03:48 AM   #6
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