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This is a more complete &, hopefully more accurate, table of different beer styles & typical associated carbonation levels, but, however, the “English” beers seem a bit dodgy. (Source unknown.)

Note that “2 volumes CO2” would indicate 2 litres CO2 dissolved in 1 litre of beer. So be careful & avoid using any chipped or damaged bottles!

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Beer Style

Volume CO2

Low

High

Ave.

Cream Ale

2.6

2.7

2.65

Dopple Bock

2.3

2.6

2.45

Dortmunder Export

2.6

2.6

2.6

Dunkelweizen

3.6

4.5

4.05

Dusseldorf Altbier

2.2

3.1

2.65

Eisbock

2.4

2.4

2.4

English Bitter

0.8

1.3

1.05

English Brown

1.5

2.3

1.9

English Mild

1.3

2.0

1.65

English Old/Strong Ale

1.5

2.3

1.9

English Pale Ale

1.5

2.3

1.9

Flanders Brown

1.9

2.5

2.2

Foreign-Style Stout

2.3

2.6

2.45

German Pilsner

2.5

2.5

2.5

Helles Bock

2.2

2.7

2.45

Imperial Stout

1.5

2.3

1.9

India Pale Ale

1.5

2.3

1.9

Irish Dry Stout

1.6

2.0

1.8

Beer Style

Volume CO2

Low

High

Ave.

American Amber Ale

2.2

2.8

2.5

American Brown

1.5

2.5

2.0

American Lager

2.5

2.7

2.6

American Pale Ale

2.2

2.8

2.5

American Pilsner

2.6

2.7

2.65

American Wheat

2.3

2.6

2.45

Barley Wine

1.3

2.3

1.8

Belgian Ale

1.9

2.5

2.2

Belgian Dubbel

1.9

2.4

2.15

Belgian Fruit Lambic

2.6

4.5

3.55

Belgian Lambic

3.0

4.5

3.75

Belgian Tripel

1.9

2.4

2.15

Belgian White (Wit)

2.1

2.6

2.35

Berliner Weisse

3.5

3.5

3.5

Biere De Garde

1.9

2.2

2.5

Bock

2.2

2.7

2.45

Bohemian Pilsner

2.3

2.5

2.4

California Common

2.4

2.8

2.6

Beer Style

Volume CO2

Low

High

Ave.

Kolsch

2.4

2.7

2.55

Lagers (Australian)

2.4

2.7

2.55

Lagers (US & Euro.)

2.2

2.7

2.45

Maibock

2.2

2.7

2.45

Marzen/Oktoberfest

2.6

2.7

2.65

Munchner Helles

2.3

2.7

2.5

Munich Dunkel

2.2

2.7

2.45

Oud Bruin

1.9

2.5

2.2

Porter

1.7

2.5

2.1

Rauchbier

2.2

2.6

2.4

Schwarzbier

2.2

2.6

2.4

Scottish Ale

0.8

1.3

1.05

Strong Scotch Ale

1.5

2.3

1.9

Sweet Stout

2.0

2.4

2.2

Vienna

2.4

2.6

2.5

Weizen/Weissbier

3.6

4.5

4.05

Weizenbock

3.7

4.7

4.2




Priming Beers
& Ciders & Sparkling Wines etc.

Carbonation Table


You select the fermentation/storage temperature for your (sparkling) wines, beers etc. & select the “Volumes CO2” column, the intersection point is the pressure of the CO2 (psi) in the bottle.


Temp.

Volumes CO2

(°C)

(°F)

1.0

1.1

1.2

1.3

1.4

1.5

1.6

1.7

1.8

1.9

2.0

2.1

2.2

2.3

2.4

2.5

2.6

2.7

2.8

2.9

3.0

3.5

4.0

4.5


5.0

6

42.8





1.2

2.3

3.5

4.6

5.8

6.9

8.1

9.2

10

11

13

14

15

16

17

18

19

25

31

36


42

7

44.6




0.6

1.8

3.0

4.2

5.3

6.5

7.7

8.8

10

11

12

14

15

16

17

18

19

20

26

32

38


43

8

46.4




1.2

2.4

3.6

4.8

6.0

7.2

8.4

9.6

11

12

13

14

16

17

18

19

20

22

28

33

39


45

9

48.2



0.5

1.8

3.0

4.3

5.5

6.7

8.0

9.2

10

12

13

14

15

17

18

19

20

21

23

29

35

41


47

10

50



1.1

2.4

3.6

4.9

6.2

7.5

8.7

10

11

13

14

15

16

18

19

20

21

23

24

30

36

42


49

11

51.8


0.4

1.7

3.0

4.3

5.6

6.9

8.2

9.5

11

12

13

15

16

17

19

20

21

22

24

25

31

38

44


50

12

53.6


0.9

2.2

3.6

4.9

6.3

7.6

8.9

10

12

13

14

16

17

18

20

21

22

23

25

26

33

39

46


52

13

55.4

0.1

1.5

2.8

4.2

5.6

6.9

8.3

9.7

11

12

14

15

16

18

19

21

22

23

25

26

27

34

41

47


54

14

57.2

0.6

2.0

3.4

4.8

6.2

7.6

9.0

10

12

13

15

16

17

19

20

22

23

24

26

27

28

35

42

49


56

15

59

1.2

2.6

4.0

5.5

6.9

8.3

9.7

11

13

14

15

17

18

20

21

23

24

25

27

28

30

37

44

50


57

16

60.8

1.7

3.2

4.6

6.1

7.6

9.0

10

12

13

15

16

18

19

21

22

24

25

26

28

29

31

38

45

52


59

17

62.6

2.3

3.8

5.2

6.7

8.2

9.7

11

13

14

16

17

19

20

22

23

25

26

27

29

30

32

39

47

54


61

18

64.4

2.8

4.3

5.9

7.4

8.9

10

12

13

15

17

18

20

21

23

24

26

27

29

30

32

33

41

48

55


63

19

66.2

3.4

4.9

6.5

8.1

9.6

11

13

14

16

17

19

20

22

24

25

27

28

30

31

33

34

42

50

57


65

20

68

4.0

5.6

7.1

8.7

10

12

13

15

17

18

20

21

23

25

26

28

29

31

32

34

35

43

51

59


66

21

69.8

4.5

6.2

7.8

9.4

11

13

14

16

17

19

21

22

24

25

27

29

30

32

33

35

37

45

53

60


68

22

71.6

5.1

6.8

8.4

10

12

13

15

17

18

20

22

23

25

26

28

30

31

33

35

36

38

46

54

62


70


NOTES:-

The figures given are only approximate & appear to tend to be on the low side for higher temperatures & high levels of carbonation.

Paradoxically “2 volumes of CO2” DOES NOT imply that there are 2 Atmospheres (approx. 29.4 psi) of gas present. CO2 is absorbed by water, the warmer the water the less less the absorption (one of the many problems associated with climate change). As the container gets warmer (say to 20°C) the pressure increases to about 20 psi but the “volume of CO2” remains at “2”.


Negative numbers are omitted as they are impossible to achieve(?)


I have chosen the (psi) units as they are widely used & understood.