Kegconnection Complete Starter Kit and More Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Molasses Anyone?

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 08-22-2005, 05:42 PM   #1
jaymack
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Oakville, Ontario
Posts: 140
Default Molasses Anyone?

Greetings,

I am about to bottle some Ale and I read an interesting article stating that Molasses can be used instead of Dextrose (which I normally use) when bottling. Anyone agree/disagree, or ever tried it? Apparently the sugar content is quite high and makes it acceptable.

Cheers

__________________
jaymack is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-23-2005, 12:00 AM   #2
Rookie
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Vancouver, WA
Posts: 211
Default

Molasses won't ferment out as much as corn sugar. And I think that you would get a molasses taste and flavor which would go O K with some dark ales, but would be out of place with most paler styles.
I do have an English Old Ale recipe that uses traecle which is very much like moasses.

__________________

Rookie
"We all put the yeast in", Larry, Moe & Curley.

Rookie is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-23-2005, 12:49 AM   #3
Sir Sudster
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Sir Sudster's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Buda, Tx
Posts: 1,034
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Don't do it Man..you won't like it. IMHO.

__________________
Sir Sudster is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Using Molasses? Schlenkerla General Techniques 19 01-25-2013 03:05 AM
Molasses Rivercat96 Recipes/Ingredients 13 08-16-2012 08:28 PM
Using molasses dutch101st Recipes/Ingredients 8 04-08-2009 02:55 PM
Using Molasses Indiana Red All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 2 01-06-2008 02:18 AM
What will molasses do? Tomico Mead Forum 9 01-24-2006 11:46 AM