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Hey gang, through the grapevine I found out that I shorted my bottles a bit on priming sugar while bottling. I was using the standard 2/3 cup of corn sugar, and come to find out I should be measuring out 5oz by weight. I've since got a electric balence for future use. Here's the issue. I bottled 3 batches like this in the past 2 weeks. Are they all going to turn out under carbonated? Is there anything I can do besides move them to a warmer area and pray? Thanks .
 

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Hi AZ, no worries. My standard (and I think for many other brewers, too) starting point is 4 ounces of corn or priming sugar. 4 ounces will usually yield about 3/4 cup for corn sugar or 2/3 cup for white (cane sugar). Bottom line is that your bottles will carb up just fine. Are they in a warmish place (70ish)?

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ALthough we recommend measuring by wieight not volume, thousands of batches of beer have been bottled with that amount of sugar and turned out fine.

Relax....
 
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In the basement now it's like 62 - 63 ish....upstairs is like 67. Should i move them up??
 
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