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Carbonation Question

Discussion in 'Cellaring / Aging Beer' started by imfrommichigan, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. imfrommichigan

    imfrommichigan Advocate (515) Michigan Jul 12, 2012 Beer Trader

    Last night I had a bottle of Dark Horse's Bourbon Barrel Monster 29 and it lacked carbonation severely. It didn't even make a pop when I cracked the bottle. I knew going into it that none of them were really carbing up. Once I poured it out I noticed there was some sediment on the inside kind of stuck to the bottle. Is that the yeast for carbing it up? Do I need to disturb that and keep it in a warmer area for it to get carbonation?

    Thanks in advance for the replies. The beer tasted delicious... it just needed that carb!
  2. jacob4999

    jacob4999 Savant (365) Michigan Dec 9, 2008 Verified

    Looking for this answer myself. I have 1 bottle and want to make sure it's ready before I drink it. I had someone tell me to keep it somewhere kinda warm so that's what I've done. Anyone have any other ideas?