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Old 01-23-2009, 08:28 PM   #1
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when saying 3/4 cup of corn sugar per 5 gal., is the corn sugar packed into the measuring cup or loosely filled?

 
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Old 01-23-2009, 10:04 PM   #2
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Sorry, I normally force carb- I'm going to guess loose, based on cooking techniques, so hopefully a knowledgeable natural carb brewer will chime in and approve/disapprove my statement.
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Old 01-23-2009, 10:23 PM   #3
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I would say loose also but I always weigh my ingredients. If you are going to be a brewer, do yourself a favor and buy a scale.
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Old 01-23-2009, 10:27 PM   #4
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You'll find that corn sugar isn't one of those things that really "packs" that well.

Just scoop it out...shake the measuring cup until you get a nice level 3/4 cup and go with that.

 
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