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Postby johnnynothumb » Mon Jan 19, 2009 1:23 am

someone recently suggested to me to try carbonating with dry ice has anyone ever done experiments with this and if so is it even practical?
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Postby bfabre » Tue Jan 20, 2009 1:00 am

Sounds interesting! It sounds like it could work maybe. But, as for sealing the keg quickly I do not think it has the output required. I say kegging because if you would try bottling you would have absolutely no control over the carbonation.
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Postby slothrob » Tue Jan 20, 2009 7:15 am

A friend of mine once put a small piece of dry ice into a plastic bottle with some liquid in it. He gave it a shake and the bottle blew into so many little pieces we couldn't find them all. Luckily no one took a piece in the eye. I'd be afraid something similar might happen if you tried to do this, but shards of glass or metal would be even more dangerous.
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