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Demerara Sugar

What it does :

Demerara sugar can add a mellow, sweet flavor to your beer, similar to but darker than Turbinado sugar.

What it is:

Demerara Sugar is a dry, raw sugar that has a coarse texture and is named for its place of origin in the Demerara area of Guyana.

Vital Statistics


Color (Lovibond):

1

Specific Gravity (SG):

1.041 - 1.042


Dosage:

Demerara 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 Demerara sugar directly to the boiling wort.

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Demerara Sugar