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Old 08-31-2009, 12:01 AM   #1
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I recently brewed Yuri's thunderstruck pumpkin ale and I'm ready to ad the spice tea. How does one make a tea with the spices? Just boil a cup of water with the spices for a while and then ad it?

Also, because I have less than 5 gallons of beer I am trying to figure out how much sugar I'm going to need for bottling time. Is there a rule of thumb as far as amount of table sugar per gallon of beer?


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Old 08-31-2009, 12:40 AM   #2
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Priming amounts for 5 gallon batch:

Brown sugar 2/3 cup
Cane sugar 2/3 cup
Dextrose 3/4 cup
Honey 1 cup
Maple Syrup 1 1/4 cup
Molasses 1 cup

Priming amounts for 1 gallon batch:

Brown sugar 2 Tbsp, 1 tsp
Cane sugar 2 Tbsp, 1 tsp
Dextrose 2 Tbsp, 2 tsp
Honey 3 Tbsp, 1 tsp
Maple Syrup 4 Tbsp, 1 tsp
Molasses 3 Tbsp, 1 tsp

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Old 08-31-2009, 03:46 AM   #3
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here's a handy tool: The Beer Recipator - Carbonation

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