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Old 04-11-2010, 03:32 PM   #1
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the extract kit I used (my very first batch) says that I should put 1tsp of sugar into each bottle, then fill and it makes 60 bottles worth. 1tsp x 60 = 1 1/4 cup. That seems like a lot of priming sugar. Every thing I have read says use 3/4 cups and never go over 1 cup. I'm going to add the priming sugar into the bottling bucket, not to each individual bottle. How much priming sugar should I use?



 
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Old 04-11-2010, 03:33 PM   #2
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Try this handy calculator: http://hbd.org/cgi-bin/recipator/rec...l?11812056#tag


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Old 04-11-2010, 03:34 PM   #3
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http://tastybrew.com/calculators/priming.html

 
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Old 04-11-2010, 03:34 PM   #4
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Good choice on bulk priming over individual bottles. I weigh my sugar for accuracy but I wouldn't go over 3/4 cup for bulk priming.
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