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Speycaster 04-26-2012 06:28 PM

Mixing corn sugar and DME
 
I was thinking of trying to mix 50% corn sugar and 50% dried malt extract when I bottled this current batch this Saturday. Has anyone tried this? I have bottled with all types of sugars and DME, but have never mixed the two. What do you think?

TyTanium 04-26-2012 06:29 PM

Why?

Revvy 04-26-2012 06:30 PM

Why? Just for the heck of it? Or because you're striving for a certain effect?

Speycaster 04-26-2012 06:31 PM

Added flavor of the DME and maybe faster carbonation of the corn sugar?

TyTanium 04-26-2012 06:33 PM

4oz of DME in 5g of beer won't be noticeable. I'd just use table sugar - easier & MUCH cheaper.

Speycaster 04-26-2012 06:35 PM

I guess I was just trying to be more difficult or different.

TyTanium 04-26-2012 06:40 PM

Haha, we've all been there. Not saying not to do it, just that, in my experience and the experience of many on this forum, that won't have a noticeable impact - it won't be "different". In other words, focus your time & attention on other aspects of the process.

Speycaster 04-26-2012 06:55 PM

Great advice...more time to drink beer.


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