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Old 02-08-2006, 12:32 AM   #1
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I put a all grain guinness clone in a 5 gallon carboy for primary. I lost about 1/2 gallon when the yeast really went to work. The recipe calls for 3/4 cup corn sugar for 5 gal....So since i have 4.5 gal now should I trim the priming sugar back???????


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Old 02-08-2006, 05:04 AM   #2
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Yup. you need to use 22/32nds of a cup.

Yes, I'm exagerating. Priming ain't that tight of a science. You are down 10%, could you tell if you have 10% tooooo much head?
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