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Old 08-21-2012, 04:18 PM   #1
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Hello all,
Just started my first batch of beer horay! When I put the wort into the fermentaion bucket I misread the directions and also disolved the priming sugar in boiling water and added it to the wort just before the yeast. I dont think it will ruin the beer but I do wonder how this effects what I do when it its time to prime. Same measurements or not? If it helps I am brewing what is called Pale rider ale and I am not using a secondary.Thanks for any help!


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Old 08-21-2012, 04:23 PM   #2
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No problem. What you added will get fermented with everything else. Does not change your priming calculations.


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Old 08-21-2012, 04:27 PM   #3
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Will not be a big problem. Beer will have a slightly higher ABV, and be slightly dryer. Assuming a 5 gal batch, just add 2/3 cup regular sugar to your bottling bucket when you go to bottle.
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Old 08-21-2012, 04:28 PM   #4
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The additional sugar will raise the final alcohol content by about 0.5% and that's all. Use more priming sugar when you bottle. About 120 grams.
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Thanks much guys! Bigcorona: yes 5 gal batch. using regular sugar does not affect the brew in any negative way i suppose?
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Old 08-21-2012, 04:32 PM   #6
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"regular" sugar as opposed to corn sugar? Corn sugar ferments more easily in the oxygen deprived environment in fully fermented beer.
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"regular" sugar as opposed to corn sugar? Corn sugar ferments more easily in the oxygen deprived environment in fully fermented beer.
Everything I have been reading recently (the last coup,e years)... especally since the "Belgian Craze" is that just about any sugar is OK to prime with....

I forget why in the "Olden Days" we were told not to use it... about all I can remember is that it "might" add a cidery taste to the beer.

I added 4 pounds of Turbinado sugar to a Belgian and not one i-o-ta of off taste was apparent...

like I said I don't remember why?

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I am also curious about your opinions on using another 5gal bucket for a seconday vs a carboy. I think this would obviously save me some money so I could decide if I want to continue brewing and invest in a carboy.
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I am also curious about your opinions on using another 5gal bucket for a seconday vs a carboy. I think this would obviously save me some money so I could decide if I want to continue brewing and invest in a carboy.
There will be no difference. Save some money and go with the bucket.
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I am also curious about your opinions on using another 5gal bucket for a seconday vs a carboy. I think this would obviously save me some money so I could decide if I want to continue brewing and invest in a carboy.
Plenty of people also do only a primary and just leave it there for 2-4 weeks. That will give you room for 2 brews not just one. I have done that several times now.


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