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Old 08-07-2012, 09:08 PM   #1
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I've been dissolving 5 lbs, granulated sugar per 5 gallons fresh pressed cider for the past few years with good results. This year I would like to try liquid corn sugar, which I think is also called high fructose corn syrup to skip the step of dissolving.

What is the equivalent amount of corn sugar syrup to 5 lbs granulated? Where do you buy corn sugar syrup? Cant find it.

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Old 08-07-2012, 09:14 PM   #2
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High fructose corn syrup is NOT liquid dextrose. It's chemically altered to have more fructose and less glucose.

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Ok....I wasnt sure on the high fructose sugar. I think what I need is a liquid dextrose. There is a product made by Cargill called Clearsweet. Now if I could only find who sells it.

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Now that I found where to get Corn Sugar in 50 lb quantity, Does anyone know if the ratio is the same or different assuming I used one lb granulated cane sugar to one gallon cider?

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