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Old 12-10-2012, 08:37 PM   #1
Aug 2012
Upland, CA
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Has anyone ever made bottle conditioned soda that didn't gush out when opened? I make a ginger ale that eeryone loves, but every single bottle gushes 1/2 the bottle out if not vented every couple seconds for 15 - 20 minutes.

I have a brewing buddy who says he could never get it right, and that's why he kegs all his sodas now.
Originally Posted by Yooper View Post's fine if it's fermenting.

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Old 12-11-2012, 02:00 AM   #2
Dec 2012
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I only make soda. When I did use yeast, I found the gush factor had more to do with temperature than sugar or yeast. When it was really warm in my apartment, they would blow when opened if I didn't refrigerate them in time.

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