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Brown Sugar

What it does :

Brown sugar can add a rich, sweet flavor to your beer, but with less presence than darker varieties.

What it is:

Brown Sugar is made by flavoring white sugar lightly with molasses to provide a delicate flavor.

Vital Statistics


Color (Lovibond):

40

Specific Gravity (SG):

1.046


Dosage:

Brown Sugar can be 5-10 percent of your fermentables. Of course, the actual amount you need depends on the style of beer that you are making. Use our brewing calculators to compute the exact amount you need to achieve your specific original gravity and color targets.

Preparation:

Add brown sugar directly to the boiling wort.

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