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Old 08-07-2012, 12:29 AM   #1
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Ran out of corn sugar. Want to bottle my 5 gallon of Hefe tonight and was wondering how much table sugar I should use. Any suggestions?


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Old 08-07-2012, 12:34 AM   #2
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Do it. Use 9% less by weight than corn sugar. There will be no difference from useless corn sugar. I promise.


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Do it.
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Do it. Use 9% less by weight than corn sugar. There will be no difference from useless corn sugar. I promise.
So, about 4.5oz as I normally use a 5oz bag of corn sugar. Right?
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So, about 4.5oz as I normally use a 5oz bag of corn sugar. Right?
Bingo. There is no functional difference for brewers. If you read otherwise, it's bunk.

Boil the table sugar for just a minute to make sure it's dissolved, add to bottling bucket, stir, bottle, wait, serve with a smile. Cheers.
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Old 08-07-2012, 12:45 AM   #6
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Bingo. There is no functional difference for brewers. If you read otherwise, it's bunk.

Boil the table sugar for just a minute to make sure it's dissolved, add to bottling bucket, stir, bottle, wait, serve with a smile. Cheers.
Awesome!! Thanks for the quick response.
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Old 08-07-2012, 01:06 AM   #7
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Here you go FFR: http://www.northernbrewer.com/priming-sugar-calculator/


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