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Old 12-13-2009, 04:15 AM   #1
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Hello all,

I'm getting ready to bottle and carb one gallon of hard lemonade, but have no idea how much priming sugar to use. I'd appreciate any suggestions.

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Old 12-13-2009, 04:42 AM   #2
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Have you got a scale that measures to the nearest, say, quarter of an ounce? For a hard lemonade I would probably go with a bit under 1oz table sugar.

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Old 12-13-2009, 04:48 AM   #3
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I'd agree. While I haven't made anything other than beer, but, 1oz by weight per gallon is my rule of thumb for bottling... I assume it'd be similar for a hard cider/lemonade.

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1 ounce by weight per gallon is the standard and what I use for hard lemonade.

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3/4 cup divded by 5. If that helps.

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