Knights of the Mashing Fork

Select which parameter you want to compute and fill in the known values of the two other parameters - click "Calculate!" to get the answer. Be sure to select the proper units of temperature and pressure. See caution below.

Volumes: 
Temperature:   
Pressure:   

Volumes of CO is a measure of how much carbonation is in beer. "2 volumes" indicates that the CO2 in 1 liter of beer would actually occupy 2 liters if it were brought to a temperature of 0°C and 1 atmosphere pressure. Scroll through the list below to determine the ranges of carbonation suitable for the various styles of beer:

 Volumes of CO2 by style:

Caution

Use this calculator at your own risk. Never exceed the pressure rating of the carbonating vessel as injury to yourself or others may result. This information is provided "as is" and the author assumes no liability for the use of the results from this calculator.

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