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Offline Pi

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FC Temp/Pressure for bottling
« on: June 04, 2013, 05:57:10 PM »
Little bit of reading tells me you want to force carb at serving temperature to achieve the correct carbonation volume. But what if you want to transfer to bottles? I dont like messing with the whole CPBF and all its tubes and stuff, so I fill using blichmann beer gun. assuming I am gonna loose some CO2 at bottling, i get the keg down to around 28f. So should i be forcing at serving temp volume and then crash to 28 for bottling, or just force at 28? anybody understand what I am talking about?
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Re: FC Temp/Pressure for bottling
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2013, 06:01:46 PM »
I think the colder the beer when you bottle the better. I am not sure that it matters so much what temp you force carb at though.
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Re: FC Temp/Pressure for bottling
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2013, 10:25:35 PM »
The carbonation loss with a beer gun is not noticeable-at least not to me. It won't matter what temp you carbonate at. Be sure to follow a carbonation chart to determine what pressure to apply at that temperature.
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