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Author Topic: Bottling my first brew  (Read 607 times)

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Bottling my first brew
« on: November 12, 2017, 02:20:19 PM »
Hi ready to bottle my first brew it's coopers canadian blonde extract  kit  been on 14 days have heard exploding bottle can be common I have coopers carbanation  tablets  like I said this is my first time any tips greatly appreciated   17

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Re: Bottling my first brew
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2017, 05:08:10 PM »
for a 300ml bottle i think you use 1 drop

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Keg 1- Coconut Pale ale
Keg 2- Simcoe/Amarillo Pale ale
Keg 3- Sour Cherry Gose
Keg 4- NB Fresh Squished IPA
Keg 5- NB Deadringer IPA
Keg 6- NB Oktoberfest
Keg 7-
FV1-  Chocolate Milk Stout
FV2-  HB Blonde ale v2
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Re: Bottling my first brew
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2017, 07:22:21 PM »
for a 300ml bottle i think you use 1 drop

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Re: Bottling my first brew
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2017, 04:01:29 AM »
A coopers carb drop was originally designed for the standard beer size 375ml or 12.6 oz
(At least thats what it is here in Aus)
So one drop in a 300ml bottle will probably give you a slightly over carbed bottle.
Not too much to worry about, but make sure primary fermentation is 100% finished or you will likely have some bottle bombs.
IMHO leave your brew in your primary FV for 14 days minimum.
Up to 21 if you like, then bottle.
Also make sure your fermentation temps are within the range of your yeast.
Good temperature control is important too.

PS: 300ml bottles? where are you getting them? Ive heard of 330, 345 & 355 as other sizes, but not 300.
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FV3 = (60L) Empty

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Keg2 = 2Heads IPA
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Re: Bottling my first brew
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2017, 07:37:17 AM »

PS: 300ml bottles? where are you getting them? Ive heard of 330, 345 & 355 as other sizes, but not 300.

might be my US to metric conversion whoops  :-[
Keg 1- Coconut Pale ale
Keg 2- Simcoe/Amarillo Pale ale
Keg 3- Sour Cherry Gose
Keg 4- NB Fresh Squished IPA
Keg 5- NB Deadringer IPA
Keg 6- NB Oktoberfest
Keg 7-
FV1-  Chocolate Milk Stout
FV2-  HB Blonde ale v2
Planning-

 

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