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Offline Gretas Brew

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Problems with Carbonation
« on: December 14, 2013, 11:13:31 AM »
My most recent beer was really low in carbonation. I thought maybe that i was allowing too much yeast to settle out of the beer when i put it in to the bottling bucket. I put the suggested corn sugar amount in the recipe and it has been stored at about 68 degrees for a little under two weeks. Any help would be appreciated.

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Re: Problems with Carbonation
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2013, 12:06:09 PM »
Yeast settling may not be the culprit.  How many bottles have you checked? 

Offline Scott Ickes

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Re: Problems with Carbonation
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2013, 12:48:02 PM »
Patience is my suggestion.  I've had beer that took a while to carbonate.  Two more weeks of bottle conditioning will probably be all that is needed.  I usually don't touch one until three weeks after bottling, because I know that it isn't usually ready until then.
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Re: Problems with Carbonation
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2013, 10:40:01 AM »
Thank you guys. I will try to be more patient because i did check my bottle a little early. KernelCrush I have only checked one bottle.