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Old 04-12-2013, 12:36 PM   #1
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With Dryhopping, carbonation comes off the beer. Is this carbonation significant when it comes to calculating priming sugar?

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Old 04-13-2013, 10:00 PM   #2
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No. Any nucleation points will release co2, but not in any significant amount.

I never use priming sugar calculators as I've found them giving ridiculously high or low priming amounts at times, so if the amount seems "funny", not in the 3-5 ounce range by weight for 5 gallons, double check the input.
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