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Old 01-15-2012, 05:29 AM   #51
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Originally Posted by klay23 View Post
So if I simply add sugar, it may add a little sweetness and abv and won't be as bitter?
Adding sugar will actually dry out the beer. No added sweetness. The yeast completely ferments out the simple sugars.

Yeast will completely ferment simple sugars and make it seem drier, not sweeter.

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