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Old 09-10-2013, 04:07 AM   #1
May 2013
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I've notice that most of my beers are a little over carbonated. I'm wondering if I take an ounce of my Priming Sugar out if I need to adjust the amount of water I use with the 5 minute boil. I'm currently using 5oz Priming sugar with 8oz water and boil for 5 minutes. Thanks


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Old 09-10-2013, 05:06 AM   #2
May 2011
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Five ounces can be in excess for some beer styles. Here is a couple of links for priming calculators. I don't always go by style. Most often it is just what I prefer.

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Old 09-10-2013, 05:27 AM   #3
Apr 2013
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If you google john palmer priming it has a chart that converts vols of c02 to ounces of sugar:dme
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Old 09-10-2013, 09:36 AM   #4
Jun 2013
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No you do not need to adjust the amount of water. You only need enough to dissolve the sugar so you don't turn it to caramel while it is boiling. 8/640 oz is insignificant

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