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stalled carbonation
« on: October 11, 2021, 08:38:04 PM »
Hi guys,

I've got a batch of beer that I bottled three weeks ago and was hoping it should be naturally carbed up by now.  Very little carb on the recent bottle I opened.  It's a Belgian quad.  It is a 5-gallon batch, half the bottles are "pop tops" and the other half are standard-capped 22 oz bombers. 

I was thinking of opening the whole batch and adding a couple of drops of a yeast slurry to each bottle and re-cap.  The yeast I have on hand is Llalvin D-47 wine yeast.  I have a few packets left as my wife enjoys the mead I make with it.

The beer has an ABV of 9.2 and the final SG is 1.02.  Am I daft to think this would work without changing the profile and mouthfeel of the beer?

Any feedback or suggestion would be much appreciated!



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Drinkin' : G's Golden Belgian Tripel

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Re: stalled carbonation
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2021, 11:44:32 PM »
I would try one or two bottles and add a little sugar, wait 2 weeks and see if those carb more.
maybe even put the bottles in a warmer area to wake the yeast up.
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Re: stalled carbonation
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2021, 11:30:13 PM »
Hi Combat,

Great idea!  I'll open a couple pop tops and do just that.

Always appreciate your ideas.

Cheers  brother!

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Drinkin' : G's Golden Belgian Tripel