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Re: [new_distillers] Re: dextrose

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    1120 is as high as you would ever want to go i recon ... From: janpam ooms To: Sent: Sunday, May
    Message 1 of 11 , May 13, 2001
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      1120 is as high as you would ever want to go i recon
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "janpam ooms" <janpamooms@...>
      To: <new_distillers@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sunday, May 13, 2001 3:43 AM
      Subject: Re: [new_distillers] Re: dextrose


      > Hi Kev,to come back to this liquid dextrose concentration again. I read in
      > the Spirits Unlimited book that a standard wash of 225 grams of sugar per
      > litre of water has a SG reading of about 1190. Fair enough but i cant
      find
      > a hydrometer that can register that SG. I thought that with my liquid
      > dextrose i might keep on adding it in measured doses to get to that
      reading
      > so i can start fermenting.Any ideas from you or any other distilling
      > professor will be greatly appreciated. Jan.
      >
      >
      > >From: "Kev" <hurne@...>
      > >Reply-To: new_distillers@yahoogroups.com
      > >To: new_distillers@yahoogroups.com
      > >Subject: [new_distillers] Re: dextrose
      > >Date: Mon, 07 May 2001 00:44:24 -0000
      > >
      > >Hi,
      > >
      > > >Has anyone ever used liquid dextrose.
      > ><snip>
      > > > what would be the quantities to ferment in a 25 litre batch.
      > >
      > >It would depend on the concentration of dextrose to water in the
      > >liquid.
      > >
      > >Try this as a test:
      > >
      > >1kg of sugar disolved in 1 litre of water gives a specific gravity
      > >(hydromer reading) of 1.1976 (lets call it 1.2). Get a litre of water
      > >and start disolving some (measured quantities) of your liquid glucose
      > >in it until it reaches this reading.
      > >
      > >Once you know how much is equivalent to 1KG of white sugar, just
      > >convert your recipes from there.
      > >
      > >Easy as!
      > >
      > >Kev.
      > >
      >
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