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  1. DanInSydney

    Belgian Stout Bottle Priming

    Hey guys, getting ready to bottle but the recipe didn’t give any directions on this! I want to bottle prime with sugar. Any advice on which sugars and what quantity?
  2. jayjay

    Need quick advice adjuncts effect on priming sugar quantity

    Hi I am about to bottle my first milk stout in which i will be adding a tincture of roasted cacao nibs and vanilla beans to the bottling bucket right before bottling. However i am in doubt as to whether the sugar contents of the adjuncts would mess up the usual priming sugar quantity and...
  3. R

    To prime, or not to prime?

    So this may be a dumb, and asked before question, but I am new to all this so please bear with me. I am making an apple cider from freshly squeezed apples, it has been in my primary for 12 days, I back sweetened with some fresh apple juice, and left if for 2more days, it's at a point now where...
  4. Leo

    Dead yeast in priming bottles, can I introduce new yeast?

    I think I may have oversanitized my bottles, Almost no sediment/ carbonation after a week and half in ideal conditions. For reference, I made a Pils at 4.7% which fermented normally, I primed with 3/4 cup Sugar for a 5 gallon batch netting 55 bottles. My plan to fix this is to mix a new packet...
  5. milleniarist

    My first bottle bomb (bottle conditioning with honey)

    I've been homebrewing for more than four years, almost always conditioning in the bottle with priming sugar and yesterday I had my first bottle exploding. I went through my notes several times and I have no clue how this could happen. Here are some details: The beer was a saison fermented with...
  6. Dale Owen

    Priming sugar for multiple batch sizes

    I brewed a five gallon Belgian blond from extract. I'm experimenting with yeasts I harvested. I made a 3 gallon batch using the yeast that came with the kit and two 1 gallon batches using the yeasts I harvested. I'm getting ready to bottle. Regarding priming sugar, I have two dilemmas. First...
  7. N

    noob help with priming, sweetening and flavor

    hello, guys, this is my first time here and I have a question? I have a 5 gallon batch of cider working and I used a red star premier blanc champagne yeast it's still bubbling and is coming to its end. I know it's going to be very dry and I'm not sure how to go about priming for carbonation with...
  8. Jzrp

    Do I have enough yeast for priming?

    Hi all Might be a stupid question thread but what better way to make my first post on this forum. I’m on my second brew, a partial mash that I’m calling a coconut latte stout... as it’s a breakfast stout heavy in chocolate and coffee which has had some coconut milk powder in with the lactose...
  9. Jhonntan Gonzalez

    Foamy beer after priming

    Hello guys! I have been homebrewing for about 2 years, recently I bought a fridge to control my fermenentation better (picture attached). Doing that increased my beer flavor a lot however, I am now reaching an stability problem, whenever my beer is primed it last at room temperature for about...
  10. J

    Beer not carbonating in spite of same procedure

    hi guys, I’m new to this community so I hope this is the right place to ask a question. First off I wanna say that I’m a very methodical guy. I write down every detail of my brewing process. This time around, I made 4 different batches of which 2 I had made several times before and 2 were new...
  11. Jhonntan Gonzalez

    Can beer keep carbonating after fridge?

    Hello guys, I've been homebrewing for almost 2 years right now, I have always bottle condition my beers but recently I found after a year or so of not having any over carbonated beers that two batches were over carbonated. On the first batch, it was over-carbonated from the beginning, my second...
  12. Sky_Blue_Waters

    Taking off the priming training wheels

    Just started home brewing a couple months ago. Loving it so far! Its much easier than it seemed at first considering all the equipment needed. I am going to be bottling my 3rd batch this weekend. Going to get supplies for a set up like Revvy has in the bottling forum sticky (Siphon + bottling...
  13. Gregory T

    Priming valve location and pump orientation

    I’m linking this thread cause it took me forever and several threads and theories to find it #maythe4thbewithyou ##happybigbrewday #witchdoctor https://www.homebrewtalk.com/forum/threads/a-short-pump-orientation-mounting-tutorial.306814/
  14. seatazzz

    Possible silly bottling question

    From someone who's been kegging exclusively for the last two years, I've got a batch fermenting that will get bottled since half of it is going to a friend. Just checked it this morning, after a week it's only down to 1.020 (yes hydrometer is calibrated) but it TASTES right, albeit a bit sweet...
  15. B

    Priming Question

    Hey All, new to the hobby and starting out with a Festa Brew or too...coming along nicely so far!! My question is, most priming calculators online suggest around 5 oz of Dextrose for a Pilsner but the Fest Brew instructions (I know, instructions are best for starting my burner) call for 1 - 1.5...
  16. Winksalot

    Tripple Fermenting

    Hi! I have recently racked an APA from Primary to Secondary (after 9 days.) As this was a little "Too Session" for my liking, i have added some golden sugar which i am hoping will increase the overall alcohol content. Obviously, as it should, this has started to ferment again, in the same way...
  17. TheFreeman

    Cold Crash followed by priming advice

    Hi Guys, So basically I am working on my 2nd batch. I have fermented a 12L batch at 19C for around 15 days. I have now cold crashed my beer for about 24hrs. I used the below website to calculate the priming sugar, but the paragraph in the link states that if cold crashing, less sugar should be...
  18. thisissami

    Priming Bottles w/ Cane Sugar Question

    Hi All, I'm bottling a new batch today. I have 1L bottles that I'll be bottling everything into, and am planning on priming each of them with 1 tsp of cane sugar. My question is: if I just get a teaspoon of cane sugar into each of them without any attempts to dissolve them.... will they...
  19. R

    Accidentally "carbonated" with erythriol

    So it happened my wife put erythriol in the sugar container and refused to inform me. I kegged my beer, but some beer remained and I decided to bottle it by priming them one by one with sucrose, which was in fact erythriol. So the question is: do I have to throw out the bottled beers? Since i...
  20. rondemay

    Carbonation Technique

    Well... I was wondering everyone's opinion... I naturally primed and kegged a batch of brew last night and accidentally cold crashed it. It was probably near 40-45 degrees for a short time, and sat at high 50's for most of the night. I moved it into it's final location this morning, where it...