Carbonation

This tool calculates amount of priming sugar, krausen (unfermented wort) volume or keg pressure to achieve required beer carbonation level. Formula is inspired by information from Diversity Home Brewery, Braukaiser and from Pivařka book..

Notes:
  • Tool is available only for registered users.
  • Choose units.
  • Enter required Carbonation (see table below), Beer Temperature and optionally Beer Volume. If using krausen (unfermented wort), enter also Original and Final krausen gravity.
  • Tool estimates residual CO2, priming sugars amounts, krausen volume and CO2 pressure needed to achieve required carbonation level
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Enter value in a range between 0 and 10
Enter value in a range between 0 and 212
Enter value in a range between 0 and 1000
Krausening (carbonation with fresh wort)
Enter value in a range between 1 and 50
Enter value in a range between 1 and 50

Carbonation levels (Vol. CO2):
  • British Style Ales 1.5 - 2.0
  • Belgian Ales 1.9 - 2.4
  • American Ales and Lager 2.2 - 2.7
  • Fruit Lambic 3.0 - 4.5
  • Porter, Stout 1.7 - 2.3
  • European Lagers 2.2 - 2.7
  • Lambic 2.4 - 2.8
  • German Wheat Beer 3.3 - 4.5

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