Re: [new_distillers] Re: dextrose
- 1120 is as high as you would ever want to go i recon
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From: "janpam ooms" <janpamooms@...>
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
> 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
> so i can start fermenting.Any ideas from you or any other distilling
> professor will be greatly appreciated. Jan.
> >From: "Kev" <hurne@...>
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> >Subject: [new_distillers] Re: dextrose
> >Date: Mon, 07 May 2001 00:44:24 -0000
> > >Has anyone ever used liquid dextrose.
> > > what would be the quantities to ferment in a 25 litre batch.
> >It would depend on the concentration of dextrose to water in the
> >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!
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