Is there a way to keep home brew carbonated in a bottle?!

Question: Is there a way to keep home brew carbonated in a bottle!?
I keg my home brew in corny kegs and artificially carbonate!. But I would like to be able to fill some bottles or growlers for taking small samples of the beer with me!. So I was wondering if there is a way to keep the beer carbonated in a bottle after it has been artificially carbonated in a keg!.

I was thinking of over carbonating it and then capping it!. Then as it loses some carbonation it pressurizes the bottle and keeps it carbonated a little!. Would this work!?

I don't want to naturally carbonate also!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

As long as you fill the bottle/growler leaving minimal headspace, then cap it tightly (as if you were naturally carbonating), then it will retain the carbonation long enough to share a sample!. No guarantees that it will keep for very long, but long enough that the person you're sharing it with will have the full carbonation!. If you overcarbonate in the corny, you will get mostly foam when you fill your bottle, and effectively lose the CO2 you were trying to keep in the first place!.

Minimal headspace is the key!.!.!.no place for the CO2 to go, so it stays in the beer!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Try a counter pressure filler or one like it!. Attach it to your keg and bottle away!. They are designed to fill the bottle with CO2 prior to filling it with beer!. Since the bottle is full of CO2 most of the O2 is gone and the beer/bottle will have the head space full of CO2!. This will keep your beer from losing carbonation and going flat!.


If you over-carbonate, you run the risk of bottle bombs!. The safest way would be to let the beer go flat and then bottle with about 1/4 tsp of priming sugar (per pint) added and then wait a couple of weeks!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

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