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If I use 4oz of watermelon extract at bottling time,do I have to cut back on the amount priming sugar to prevent bottle bombs.

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That would really depend on the contents of the extract. If the extract contains a significant amount of fermentable sugar, yes. If not, no.

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These are the ingredients for the extracts I will use in a 5 gallon batch, should I still use the priming suger. –  Husker Steve Feb 23 '13 at 2:18
    
Hmm? I'm afraid I don't follow. What are the ingredients of the extract? –  MalFet Feb 23 '13 at 3:04
    
Husker Steve, maybe you should upvote an answer as well as accept it if you like it. –  brewchez Feb 24 '13 at 19:48
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The ingredients you posted on the other question

Orange- oil of orange, alcohol, water. Watermelon-propylene glycol, alcohol, water, natural watermelon flavor

don't contain any fermentables, so you should add priming sugar also.

Go easy on the amount - 4oz in 5 gallons is the upper limit what you need, so you could start with less than that, e.g 3oz.

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