Priming with Wort

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adixon3

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Has anyone ever primed their beer for bottling with unfermented wort? like before transferring everything into primary removed about 1 liter of wort to save for bottling. Can this work or not?
 

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Yup, lots of breweries use this technique for bottle conditioning. That's how they carbonate SNPA.
 

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best way ever..note store in mason jar refrigerated,cap loose.
heavy beer a 20oz will do .almost 40 oz for 1060 or less.
 

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Quote "heavy beer a 20oz will do .almost 40 oz for 1060 or less."

This seems backwards to me, can you clarify ?
higher gravity (heavy beer) has more sugars available to ferment/carbonate, so you need less. Lower gravity (1.060 or less) has less sugar, so you need more to get the same amount of carbonation.
 
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