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Dextrose

What it is:

Dextrose is a refined white sugar that is obtained from processed corn starch.

Vital Statistics


Color (Lovibond):

1

Specific Gravity (SG):

1.037


Dosage:

Dextrose is a base malt and can be 5-10 percent of your grist. 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 dextrose directly to the boiling wort or to your beer just prior to bottling.

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Malt Extract Gravity and Color
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Grain Bill
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Dextrose