A Guide to Carbonating Beverages at Small Scale

Two glasses of beer at Aaron Kahn brewing at Alligator Brewing in Gainesville, Fl  Photo Credits:  UF/IFAS Photo by Marisol Amador

The objective of this new 5-page guide is to provide information on how to successfully carbonate beverages on a small scale. Included is information on the benefits of carbonation, common carbonation levels, pros and cons of different carbonation methods, standard procedures to achieve a specific carbonation level, and economic considerations for manufacturers. Written by Xuwei Song, Nicholas Wendrick, Charles A. Sims, and Andrew MacIntosh, and published by the UF/IFAS Food Science and Human Nutrition Department.