4 Ways to Make Carbonated Water

So many people have sworn off bottled water. Instead, they have started drinking faucet water. The only exception is seltzer. So many people drink gallons of carbonated water with their meals and they use it to make fresh juices that serve as a substitute to soda. This can be quite expensive though, which is the reason why many people now try to make carbonated water on their own. 

How to Make Carbonated Water at Home

While people are quite interested in making carbonated water at home, they just do not find good instructions to accomplish the goal without anyone's help. 

1.        With Seltzer Bottle

These are basically devices used to make carbonated water. They have a tube, a main chamber, and a head with a dispensing liver. They also have a carbon dioxide charger to carbonate water. You can use these bottles to produce fresh batches of water. You can use it with flavored syrups to prepare delicious alternative to sodas. Follow these steps:

Below is a step-by-step video demonstration and please note that instructions may vary according to the type of your seltzer water:

2.        With Yeast

If you are not interested in using a seltzer bottle, you can learn how to make carbonated water with yeast. Yeast works because it eats sugar and leaves a by-product that is carbon dioxide.  To make 1 gallon of carbonated water, use 1/8 tsp. of yeast, 1/4 tsp. for 2 gallons of water and 1/2 tsp. for 4 gallons.

Here are the steps to follow:

Once ready, you should keep the bottle in the refrigerator because it will stop the fermentation process. While using, be sure to pour the drink in a way that the dormant yeast sediment stays at the bottom of the bottle. The following video shows more:

3.        With Dry Ice

You can use dry ice to learn how to make carbonated water. If you’ve got the time, have a safety valve for the bottle to avoid any accident. You will need a cup of white sugar, cups of cold water, dry ice, and half ounce of flavoring. Use 100 to 250 g dry ice for every litre of water. To avoid messiness, take them outside during the process!

Here are the steps to follow:

4.        With Vinegar and Baking Soda

You can always use the combination of vinegar and baking soda to make carbonated water at home. Just be careful about using it because too much of each ingredient may leave you with a huge mess in your kitchen because it can explode! Avoid using a glass bottle either. For video instructions please go to instructables.com.

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