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Old 12-07-2012, 07:26 AM   #1
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Default Agave please

I have a really nice light lager I do, and was wondering if I substitute Blue Agave syrup for the sugar, would this be a big change or not noticable. Plus I also wonder how much i should use to substitute for 1 pound corn sugar?

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Old 12-07-2012, 02:36 PM   #2
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Its probably the same if your priming with honey. I dont know the numbers. I had problems fermenting with agave but it might be the type i used.


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Assume it is 36 points per lb. You would need about 10% more to substitute for corn sugar.

I really couldn't tell you how much flavor you would get, but I suspect it will be less than you are expecting, and probably a waste of money to use it (unless it is free).

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