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Offline bassriverbrewer

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How much priming sugar
« on: May 27, 2010, 03:20:38 PM »
I am going to make a belgian tripple for the first time.  I have read they tend to be very carbonated and I want to bottle condition for authenticity.  Should I stick with the 3/4 cup sugar to five Gallons?  I was thinking of adding a cup of sugar.  Will I run into problems with gushing or exploding bottles?

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Re: How much priming sugar
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2010, 04:13:33 PM »
You could run into an explosive problem.  What i would recommend is a a thicker bottle designed to hold higher pressure.
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Re: How much priming sugar
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2010, 06:41:34 PM »
I would just prime as normal.  Don't use any extra.
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