Bluemoon clone question

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I was looking at the bluemoon recipe over on the recipe page.

I noticed there was no sugar that goes in this? Is that so? Wanting to make sure.. Thanks
 

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Most recipes don't include sugar, except for when you go to bottle it. If you're bottling, you'll have to add some sugar (about 5 ounces to 5 gallons) dissolved in water to get it to carbonate.
 

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Some Belgians will include sugar, specifically Belgian Candi sugar, to keep it on the dry side, but for a blue moon clone, you don't really want to dry it out that much.
 
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Ok, cool. Well my first out of the gate brews were belgian ales.. They both required sugar.. So being a novice at brewing ( not drinking ) fine beers, I didnt know.. thank you for the help..

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If you're asking specifically about belgian sugar, then no, I don't believe the blue moon clone recipe(s) call for this ingredient.

I've made an extract clone and it did not use any belgian sugar.
 

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I've made it with and without candi sugar. I personally like it with...but without is still excellent!
 
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