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Old 02-13-2008, 01:35 AM   #1
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Default Will my very clear ale carbonate?

Hey everybody.

I just bottled my first ale (as I was talking about here: ), and it ended up looking very clear as in not cloudy at all. I am kind of worried that there may not be enough yeast to carry out the carbonation.

What has been your experience with bottle carbonation and do you recommend that I do anything?

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Of all the brews I've made, none have never not carbonated. It only takes a very small amount of yeast to do the job. Just follow the plans that you have made and wait. All should be fine.

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Relax, and trust the yeast to do their job, it's the one thing they are really good at!

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It'll be fine. yeast is a micro organism. just because the beer looks clear, doesn't mean there's no yeast left in suspension...just not enough to cloud the beer up.
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