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Offline lonetreedavid

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Temperature for Priming bottles
« on: February 22, 2010, 09:36:51 AM »
I'm a bit confused: I ferment at about 20 centigrade and store my finished bottles of beer at about 16 degrees;
my question is - during the 2 weeks of bottle priming, should the beer be at 16 or 20 degrees. I've tried both and not noticed much difference, but I'd really like to know which temperature is "better"
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Re: Temperature for Priming bottles
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2010, 09:38:40 AM »
The bottles will carbonate faster at 20 that at 16.  Once they're carbonated, you can reduce the temp if you'd like to.
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Re: Temperature for Priming bottles
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2010, 10:29:09 AM »
The bottles will carbonate faster at 20 that at 16.  Once they're carbonated, you can reduce the temp if you'd like to.

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