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Old 09-14-2012, 12:01 AM   #1
Mar 2012
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Im brewing a DIPA, Ive heard of adding some corn sugar for drying it out. Im not able to find corn sugar, can I add Table sugar?

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Old 09-14-2012, 12:16 AM   #2
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Honey works very well for this purpose. It is 100% fermentable, but it takes a tad longer.
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Old 09-14-2012, 12:18 AM   #3
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You can use table sugar at boiling with no problems don't add too much
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Old 09-14-2012, 03:06 AM   #4
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A lb of table sugar works fine. I used 8 oz brown and 8 oz table sugar in my DIPA, came out great!

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Old 09-14-2012, 03:48 AM   #5
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Yes, table sugar is fine. It can be broken down into glucose and fermented just like corn sugar. The only difference is the table sugar requires an enzymatic process that corn sugar doesn't.

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