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Old 06-06-2008, 12:17 AM   #1
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Default Brewer's Sugar for priming?

I have a bag of brewer's sugar, and underneath it it says (dextrose/invert/corn sugar).

Can I use this for priming? If so, ~3/4 a cup for 5 gallons?

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Old 06-06-2008, 12:36 AM   #2
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Yes, that's perfect for priming! I weigh my sugar- I use 4 ounces per 5 gallons. I guess that's pretty close to 3/4 cup, I think.

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Old 06-06-2008, 08:59 AM   #3
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Yeah, what Yooper said.

If you were feeling more adventurous you could check out the priming sugar calculator on the www.kotmf.com website...

http://www.kotmf.com/tools/prime.php...ae02a5188a6cbe

...which lets you work out how much sugar you'd need to get a style-specific level of carbonation.

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