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Offline KilroyWasHere

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Refermentation in the bottle
« on: May 10, 2024, 04:37:16 pm »
Hi all,
The phrase 'refermentation in the bottle' appears several times in BLAM. How is this different than bottle carbonation? Is it simply that referementation uses fresh yeast and bottle carbonation uses the yeast still in suspension after fermentation?
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Offline John M

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Re: Refermentation in the bottle
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2024, 06:42:49 pm »
Same thing. Those terms are interchangeable.
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