Stout Carbonation Level?????

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earlyd

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I have just brewed a chocolate oatmeal stout that I plan on kegging. I have a new stout faucet and G-Gas set up that I plant to use to serve with. My question is.... I plan to force carbonate with co2 and serve with G-Gas. Should I under carbonate my beer accounting for the carbonation that will be added from the G-Gas? Also what is a good level to carbonate at 2.0?
 

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What is "G-gas?"

Like Fly, I go on the very low side of carbing around 1.4-1.5 and then push with about 20 PSI.
 
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Beer Gas or G-Gas I have heard it both way's is a mixture of co2 and nitrogen. G- Gas is short for Guinness gas, or so I’m told. Because the nitrogen will not dissolve easy in beer this is gives Guinness that big thick frothy head.
 

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I've only heard "beer gas", never G-gas, until today.

So anyway, because the beer gas is 75-25 on my setup I can carb at 5 psi and then push at 20 psi with no additional carbing occurring from the co2 in the beer gas. I do use co2 only to force carb.
 
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