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Carbonating in Kegs or Growler


Chris Morrow — Milledgeville, Georgia asks,

Can I “bottle condition” my homebrew in a 1-gallon (3.8-L) keg or growler?

This is a great question and one I always like answering. Beer can be conditioned, a.k.a. naturally carbonated, by capturing carbon dioxide produced by yeast in a conditioning tank, bottle, can, or
Response by Ashton Lewis.