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Old 01-07-2010, 05:49 AM   #1
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I'm sure this is a dumb question that has been asked many times before but I figured I'd ask it anyway TIA



 
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Old 01-07-2010, 05:59 AM   #2
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Nope, totally different chemical. Splenda is one way to sweeten your brews.



 
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Old 01-07-2010, 06:00 AM   #3
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i don't believe so, many people backsweeten w/ splenda because it will not ferment. don't take this as canon though, just regurgitating what I've found on random sites.
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Old 01-07-2010, 06:14 AM   #4
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I think this is what i said?

 
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Old 01-07-2010, 01:13 PM   #5
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I think this is what i said?
You both posted at the same time. I doubt he seen your reply.
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Old 01-07-2010, 02:03 PM   #6
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Splenda will not ferment, and will not be eaten by yeast. It sweetens a finished product.

 
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Old 01-07-2010, 02:07 PM   #7
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With some vast research on the last four posts. Um, no.. I heard it's a way to sweeten your brews though.

 
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Old 01-07-2010, 03:15 PM   #8
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Only after the yeast have been infected by the H1N1 Virus. They then mutate and can eat anything, it's all part of "Project Blue Beam".
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Old 01-07-2010, 03:16 PM   #9
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Straight Splenda, no. It's chlorinated sucrose and nothing can metabolize it. Some forms of Splenda have a little dextrose in it as a flow agent, that will ferment. The sugar in Splenda blends will ferment.
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Old 01-07-2010, 03:18 PM   #10
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Just be very careful if back sweetening with Splenda. It is something like 100x sweeter than sugar and very easy to overdue, as I found out with my Apple Ale.



 
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