Author Topic: can i use corn syrup instead or corn mash??????????????????  (Read 2104 times)

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i want to do a 55 galon plastic drum of corn mash.. can i use corn syrup instead of spouting corn.   i have  alotta it i got from the food bank  30 gallons...and if so for 45 gallons of end product mash. how much sugar and c.syrup shoul i use ill be yousing 23%turbo yeast
 i would really be glad to get an idea before i go overboard oh ya   #of malt



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Re: can i use corn syrup instead or corn mash??????????????????
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2010, 05:46:26 AM »
edward,

I did a quick search on the fermentability of Fructose as a brewing sugar.  Most of the papers that turned up were way over my head!  ???  One however did offer graphs and it looks as though fructose is not very fermentable

http://www.regional.org.au/au/abts/2001/t4/foxr.htm

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