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Offline Scottie

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priming sugar
« on: November 29, 2012, 03:11:34 AM »
Hi,
Fairly new to brewing so still brushing up on my methods, Ive been adding priming sugar to the keg mixed with around 1lte of the brew taken ( using a sterilized jug)
Mixing untill the sugar has dissolved then back into the keg.

Seems most peaple are boiling a water and sugar mix, should I change or is the way im doing it  ok?

Scottie

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Re: priming sugar
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2012, 06:17:35 AM »
Your priming sugar is not sanitized.  You should boil it.
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Re: priming sugar
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2012, 07:14:23 AM »
Never given a thought to the sugar, thanks will tighten up on that one cheers.

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Re: priming sugar
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2012, 07:46:34 AM »
Why do some use priming sugar in the keg. I've been brewing a while and just pressurize the keg with CO2 and wait.

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Re: priming sugar
« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2012, 01:55:28 PM »
I carbonate in the keg, because I have two taps and 4 kegs. I like to have the two on deck ready to go at all times. I don't know if what I'm doing is correct, but it works for me,.

 

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