greenleaf
Well-Known Member
So I have a pound of destrose but I only need 5oz to prime tonight. I am pretty sure that fluid oz are different than oz in weight. So how do I measure out 5oz using standard kitchen tools.
1 cup equals 8 ounces. So 1/2 cup, 4 ounces, plus half of a 1/4 cup will give you the 5 ounces.
1 cup = 8 fluid ounces. That's volume not weight.
1 oz volume is only equal to 1 oz weight when you're talking about water of another liquid of similar density.
On the bright side, for anyone who has this problem, your local brewing supply store should sell dextrose in 5 oz. packages. Just buy one and empty it into a measuring cup: BAM! you've got your answer.
On second thought, if anyone happens to have one of those packets, it would be a kind gesture to measure it and post the answer; I don't have any right now.