No Carbonation--Help! - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > No Carbonation--Help!

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-11-2007, 03:26 PM   #1
MidMo5
Recipes 
 
Dec 2007
Posts: 1


I just tried a Coopers Wheat that had been bottled for and week, and it had absolutely no carbonation. I had put in 3 carb tabs when bottled. I used a electric hand mixer when I added the dry malt. This produced some foam. Is this the problem. Can I salvage the remaining 19 liters? I'm new at this, so go easy on me. Thanks.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2007, 03:28 PM   #2
Yooper
Ale's What Cures You!
HBT_ADMIN.png
 
Yooper's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jun 2006
UP of Michigan, Winter Texan
Posts: 69,417
Liked 7843 Times on 5496 Posts


Welcome to HBT!

I have some ideas about the lack of carbonation but in order to be more specific it helps if you give us some more information about your process. When you say hand mixer, you mean before the fermentation, right? And what recipe/kit did you use? Did you boil it, and did you take any hydrometer readings?

The general feeling I have with the information you provided is that it's just too early for carbonation to have happened. Keep the bottles at 70 degrees for two weeks before even trying one! I think the carb tabs work fine, but it takes them a little while.
__________________
Broken Leg Brewery
Giving beer a leg to stand on since 2006

 
Reply With Quote
Old 12-11-2007, 03:36 PM   #3
TheJadedDog
AFK ATM
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
TheJadedDog's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Aug 2006
People's Republic of Cambridge
Posts: 3,316
Liked 16 Times on 13 Posts


I agree with Yooper; 1 week is not enough time for carbonation, wait at least another 2 weeks then see where you are.
__________________
And now we go AG!

On Tap: Nadda
Primary: Nadda
Planning: Extra Special Bitter

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Just ordered a carbonation stone. Carbonation in 20 minutes??? Any good? Mike-H General Techniques 31 08-14-2016 06:39 PM
Too much carbonation zacster Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 8 05-23-2008 02:28 AM
12 out of 55 have no carbonation. HELP dexter_craig Bottling/Kegging 5 02-14-2008 04:19 PM
low carbonation... bobwantbeer Bottling/Kegging 4 02-05-2008 05:28 PM
Too much carbonation icu812 Bottling/Kegging 2 01-22-2008 02:52 PM


Forum Jump