Priming sugar question???

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BrianTheBrewer

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Was wondering how much priming sugar do all of you use per 5 gallon batch of brew? I have heard to boil it before you use, some put it in each bottle, some teaspoon it in...any help would be great.
 

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boil it, add it to your bottling bucket, then add your beet to the bucket. I wouldn't try to add a little bit to each bottle.
 

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For a 5 gallon batch, I use 4 ounces. I think that's around 2/3 of a cup, but I do weigh it so I'm not sure.

You boil two cups of water, add the sugar, and dissolve and boil that for a minute or two. Then cool it, and pour it into your bottling bucket. Then rack the beer into your bottling bucket. It's best to have a long siphon tube to reach the bottom of the bottling bucket, so the beer doesn't splash. I put it at an angle at the side of the bottom, so it kind of curls a little, and then the beer "swirls" to mix at the bottom as it transfers into the bottling bucket. Then I use the bottling wand and fill each bottle.
 

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Is there a difference in boiling the corn sugar/pint of water for 10 minutes and the method you (Yooperbrew) described? Is it more suseptable to scorchiness in my method?
 
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