Recommended Carbonation Level by Style

Style

Target CO2 Level (Volumes)

Ale, default

2.5

American Lager

2.5–3.0

American Pale Ales

2.3–2.6

Barelywine

1.5–2.0

British Browns and Bitters

1.5–2.25

Belgian Ales

2.4–3.5

Dark Lagers

2.2–2.5

Lager, default

2.7

Pale Lagers

2.3–2.8

Saison

3.0–3.5

Stout, Porter

1.5–2.0

Wheat Beers

2.6–4.5

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