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Old 04-27-2008, 12:25 PM   #1
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First I'll say that I've never had a un carbonated bottle of beer .... 6 batches in so far.
second I'll say that I've ALWAYS used cane sugar added directly to the bottke.(3/4 tsp)

here's the q...
does corn sugar go bad? I have a package or two that are an un specified age but still sealed...

thanks.
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Old 04-27-2008, 12:28 PM   #2
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1/2 tsp is plenty in each bottle. Never heard of sugar "go bad" but if it got wet it could I guess.
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Old 04-27-2008, 01:02 PM   #3
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No worries about Sugar going bad. At least, doesn't rot. Can get infested, or get wet. Dry and sealed, go ahead and use it.

 
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Old 04-27-2008, 05:18 PM   #4
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The corn sugar was powdery and tasted sweet... in fact I've never tasted corn sugar before.... so I used it.. I'll let you all know in 1 to 3 weeks... yes In drink a bottle in 1 week because I can never wait heheheheh.
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Old 04-27-2008, 06:11 PM   #5
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store it in an airtight, cool and dry location and it'll last forever.

 
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Old 04-28-2008, 02:33 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by timgman
The corn sugar was powdery and tasted sweet... in fact I've never tasted corn sugar before.... so I used it.. I'll let you all know in 1 to 3 weeks... yes In drink a bottle in 1 week because I can never wait heheheheh.
Sugar tasting sweet? Whats up with that :P

Hehehe it will be fine

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Old 04-28-2008, 04:23 PM   #7
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It was my last MR Beer expreiment...


It's all bottled and I'm on to a 5 gallon batch ........
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Thanks guys,
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Old 03-19-2012, 08:07 PM   #8
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Hey do you guys use powdered or granulated cane sugar? I've always used corn sugar, but want to try cane for bottling just because its way cheaper.

 
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Old 03-19-2012, 08:13 PM   #9
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Hey do you guys use powdered or granulated cane sugar? I've always used corn sugar, but want to try cane for bottling just because its way cheaper.
Granulated. Usually powdered sugar contains a chemical called an "anti caking agent" in it.
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If you're bottling an ale that's a light amber or darker,try demerara sugar (raw cane sugar). It has a great light brown sugar laced with honey flavor. But by the cheaper,darker brownish one. That organic light DME colored kind isn't nearly as good. Just takes more stiring to get it dissolved in the boiled water,as it's a courser crystal.
I wouldn't bother with powdered sugar. Too fine.
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