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Old 10-25-2008, 05:22 PM   #1
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Right, so I want to use said sugar in my next IPA (approx 120IBU) to give it a little texture but haven't been able to find anything that says what turbinado will do in the boil other then "use sparingly it can give a cloying taste" what is sparingly?

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Old 10-25-2008, 06:24 PM   #2
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Find existing recipes that use this sugar which gives you some idea how much to use or just skip it altogether and replace it with malt.

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. . . what is sparingly?
The new BYO has an article on IIPA's and suggests adding sugar at 10% of the grist. Turbinado is just a light, raw brown sugar. Used at this ratio it won't add any off flavors, but will "ensure a dry light malt character."
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Old 10-25-2008, 06:43 PM   #5
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Radical brewing talks about the different types of sugars (including turbinado) and the resulting flavour profiles...check it out!

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