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zamo27

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i have an irish red that has very little carbonation but so faith its nearly not there
i did prime with 70g of sugar instead of 110g so can i open all the bottles and add carbonation drops in each bottle and re cap
will that screw the beer or will it work?
 

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For a five gallon batch, 70 g is too little and that's probably your problem. Opening, adding carb drops, and closing has two risks, I suppose: 1) oxidation and 2) over carbing. Honestly, though, unless you want to drink undercarbed beer, I think you need to add the drops.

Another variable is time - you've waited at least two or three weeks, correct? And the temp is room temp or higher - not chilled or cold?
 
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It's been 8 weeks at around 14 degrees , cellar temp. I thing I'll chance opening them
 
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