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Old 02-01-2013, 01:53 AM   #1
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Default HELP! Too much sugar

I used 1 1/4 tsp of cane sugar in each 12 ounce bottle. I should have used 3/4 tsp. what problems can this cause? Im using a Mr Beer brew & glass bottles


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Old 02-01-2013, 02:07 AM   #2
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worst case scenario, you'll have bottle bombs. (They'll overcarbonate to the point of exploding)

Not sure what to do, unless you want to put it back into the fermenter, let it ferment out again, and re-prime and re-bottle. May be a way to crack the cap to vent pressure after so-many days, and then let them re-carbonate. Would be imprecise though.
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