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Old 11-16-2008, 10:34 PM   #1
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Default Never Added Sugar to the Boil, Now What?

I forgot to add (hiccup) my 2 1/2 lbs of sugar to my 11.00 Gallon Batch of Imperial IPA. I have just pitched my yeast, and would like to know if there is any way I can add it to the Primary...

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Old 11-16-2008, 10:37 PM   #2
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Disolve the sugar into hot water and boil it to sanatize and deaerate the water, cool down to fermenting temps and rack it into the primary.

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Old 11-16-2008, 10:41 PM   #3
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Disolve the sugar into hot water and boil it to sanatize and deaerate the water, cool down to fermenting temps and rack it into the primary.
How would one go about De aerating the water?
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The boiling does it.

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The boiling does it.
I'm thinking 1 quart of water per 1 .25 pounds of Sugar oughta do it. Sound Kewl?
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I'd keep the water amount as low as I could have it and still disolve the sugar.

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1.25 pounds of sugar added to each carboy with 1ish quarts of water per. Boiled, then simmered for 10 minutes, then cooled to about 70is degrees prior t pitching to each carboy.

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De-aerating is not necessary if you just pitched the yeast - fermentation has not started yet. If you wait a day or two to add the sugar, then yes. Either way it should be a small amount of water so I doubt it really matters anyway, just make sure it's sanitized.

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you posted this on the bn too... hehe

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