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Offline Fire Rooster

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Re: Invert Sugar
« Reply #60 on: March 26, 2021, 04:27:09 am »
Not satisfied with flavor of the two samples noted above,
returned both to pot and brought temp to 320 f.

When temp hit 320 f removed from heat.
Slowly poured in some water (bubbles like crazy) a little at a time
to cool down ,and to be easily poured when cooled.
Tastes better, next time will try 340 f.

Had a thought, lollipop molds, Granddaughter.

 

« Last Edit: March 26, 2021, 04:30:57 am by Fire Rooster »

Offline Mikecharles

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Re: Invert Sugar
« Reply #61 on: September 20, 2021, 10:32:14 am »
Hey tommymorris, you know about how to invert sugar for brewing?

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Re: Invert Sugar
« Reply #62 on: September 22, 2021, 07:51:23 am »
Based on a bit of baking/ candy making experience sugar chemistry is... complicated to say the least.

As if I didn't have enough to worry about with regular brewing now I want to start making my own adjuncts.

Offline Kevin

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Re: Invert Sugar
« Reply #63 on: September 22, 2021, 03:24:10 pm »
A) making invert is not complicated. The ingredients are simple and easy to access. The rest is just adding heat and time. B) you can buy invert sugar from Adventures In Homebrewing... https://www.homebrewing.org/Beckers-Inverted-Brewing-Sugars-Invert-1--3-lb_p_10912.html
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Offline Fire Rooster

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Re: Invert Sugar
« Reply #64 on: September 23, 2021, 04:29:28 am »
https://www.amazon.com/Lyles-Golden-Syrup-Cane-Sugar/dp/B00UW06LCO/ref=sr_1_4?crid=3QEFCWRVLDF9I&dchild=1&keywords=golden+syrup+lyles&qid=1632392702&sprefix=golden+syrup+ly%2Caps%2C196&sr=8-4

I've made inverted/golden syrup several times.
It's a good learning experience to do a couple of times.
In the future, I would just purchase it.

Offline Kevin

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Re: Invert Sugar
« Reply #65 on: September 24, 2021, 09:51:48 am »
As stated many times before... Lyle's Golden Syrup while often used as a substitute is not the same. The Becker's brand I pointed to is the real deal brewers invert and is less expensive than Lyle's. Even then however it is much, much cheaper to make yourself.
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