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dex or sugar

Postby Shanus » Monday Jan 26, 2009 10:37 am

i know there will be a big debate on this topic

but i would like to know if there is much difference in the end product when using sugar or dextrose?
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Re: dex or sugar

Postby lethaldog » Monday Jan 26, 2009 9:32 pm

The price!! about the only difference i could tell. :lol: :wink:
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Re: dex or sugar

Postby sato » Friday Jan 30, 2009 7:31 pm

Well I have been only using dex for my washes as it does dissolve easier and give's a better output quality.
Down side is i can only get it from 1 oulet where i live.
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Re: dex or sugar

Postby bensfarm » Saturday Jan 31, 2009 5:47 pm

sato wrote:Well I have been only using dex for my washes as it does dissolve easier and give's a better output quality.
Down side is i can only get it from 1 oulet where i live.

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Re: dex or sugar

Postby RJB510 » Wednesday Mar 11, 2009 12:43 pm

For distilling there is practically no point in paying the extra for dextrose over normal caster sugar. All the yeast is doing is going to react with the sugar to make alcohol, then if you're refluxing, then you'll remove all the other tastes and impurities anyway.
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Re: dex or sugar

Postby lethaldog » Wednesday Mar 25, 2009 12:02 pm

RJB510 wrote:For distilling there is practically no point in paying the extra for dextrose over normal caster sugar. All the yeast is doing is going to react with the sugar to make alcohol, then if you're refluxing, then you'll remove all the other tastes and impurities anyway.

Exactly, the only time using sugar over dex would be a concern would be if you were drinking the wash and to state the obvious, This is not recommended :lol:
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