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Fermantation and CO2 Long story short, yeast consumes sugar and produces alcohol and CO2. During primary fermentation all the CO2 is released into the air (unless you ferment under pressure which I assume you don't). After fermentation your beer has alcohol but is flat. You need to introduce CO2 to your product somehow. Since CO2 is a product of ...


If it was wine, the sugar is put in some wine with more yeast, and after the sugar dissolves, it is added to the bottle. If you want to obtain the same beer as claimed in the kit, it is mandatory... The bottle conditioning adds both CO2 and alcohol


They are shooting for a bottle conditioned beer which means the beer ferments a little bit in the bottle, trapping the co2 and carbonating the beer "naturally". I doubt they are putting sugar directly in the bottle, but probably putting the sugar in the beer and then putting it in the bottle. This way the sugar dissolves more evenly and gives a more ...

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