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Offline midka

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Standard vrs pure cane sugar
« on: April 30, 2015, 02:46:27 PM »
Hi guys:

I have a recipe that calls for the use of corn sugar.  I do not have access to it at this time but I do have access to standard white sugar and specialty sugars like "Sugar in the Raw" Organic/rough grain stuff.

Which would be the best substitute for the recipe? Would the same advice go for bottling?

Thanks again!

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Re: Standard vrs pure cane sugar
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2015, 01:07:02 AM »
I'd be a little surprised if you can't easily access corn sugar. It also goes by the name of dextrose and any home brew store will have it, as well as many supermarkets etc.

However you could also substitute normal white sugar. And it is fine for bottle priming too.
« Last Edit: May 01, 2015, 01:08:39 AM by antiphile »

Offline riceral

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Re: Standard vrs pure cane sugar
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2015, 05:38:25 AM »
There are a lot of alternatives to using corn sugar.

I use this calculator and have had no problems and it is easy to use. 
               http://www.northernbrewer.com/learn/resources/priming-sugar-calculator/

Hope this helps.