Originally Posted by dbrump
No it's definitely sweet, you can taste the sugar. I'm wondering if the instructions were printed incorrectly. Adding 4kgs of sugar seems a lot to me, but having said that I'm a novice and I can't comment too much. Youngs is a big company and I'm sure they're right. Interesting about the acid thing though. Might have to investigate.
I've had Munton's kits before and you don't have to add sugar them. They taste ok although they do have a slight twang to the taste (not sugary) Nothing that age can't sort out.