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Old 01-20-2008, 06:34 PM   #1
Søren T
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Can anybody explain why carbonation to a certain volume takes less sugar in a keg than in a bottle?

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Old 01-20-2008, 06:40 PM   #2
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Because of the difference in the serving process. Pouring from a bottle tends to generate high CO2 losses (AKA head), so you need more to start with.
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