What gas to carbonate ?

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  1. Mackem-masher

    Mackem-masher New Member

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    What gas should I buy to carbonate my ipa I’ve just brewed. Pure CO2 , 70/30 or 60/40?
     
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    Food/beverage grade. Contact your local beer distributor and they will set you up. I’m assuming you have a keg and a Keezer of some sort.
     
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    Don't underestimate natural carbonation. I keg all of my beers and use a priming sugarsugar. I get a more consistent level of carbonation than using forced.
     
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    Use just co2. Not mixed. The mixed part isn't going to carbonate the beer, just the carbon dioxide does. As mentioned above get food grade, other grades can have oil etc in there.
     

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