Beer Failed to Carbonate In Bottle

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I just brewed my first batch of beer and it tastes great.  The only
problem is that I didn't mix the DME well enough before bottling and now
the beer is flat.

Is there anyway to put some fizz back in the beer?

Thanks much

Re: Beer Failed to Carbonate In Bottle


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First a question, were the bottles stored in a warm place for 2 weeks? If not,
there could have been enough fermentables in the bottles, but the secondary
fermentation might not have taken place yet.

If you are sure the priming was the problem, open the bottles. Throw away the
caps. Drop a teaspoon (about 5 grams (0.2oz) ISTR) of sugar (at this stage you
probably don't really need to be picky about what you use for secondary
fermentation) into each bottle. Cap with a new cap. Place the bottles in a warm,
dark place for 2 weeks.

HTH

P
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philmil@REMOVEaapt.net.au wrote:
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Yes, the beer was stored warm for 3 weeks.
Thank you for your suggestion.

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I don't know, if you mixed malt as you claimed but not well, that means
some
bottles would be overcarbonated, no?  Maybe your yeast died out
and you need to
add more to each bottle?  Was it a strong beer?


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