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Invert Sugar

What it does :

Invert sugar can be used to increase the alcoholic strength of your beer, or to prime the beer for bottling.

What it is:

Invert Sugar is a sugar of very fine crystals or syrup form often used to make candies. It is produced by 'inverting' or breaking down the sucrose of sugar syrup into glucose and fructose. It is also used to create Treacle.

Vital Statistics


Color (Lovibond):

0.1

Specific Gravity (SG):

1.046


Dosage:

Invert 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 invert sugar directly to the boiling wort, or to the beer just before bottling.

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Malt Extract Gravity and Color
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Invert Sugar