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Priming Question

This may be a stupid question, but if I use the recommended amount of priming sugar (according to NB’s calculator) at bottling, does it matter how much water I use when I boil it? I’ve heard some people say 2 cups of water, others say one quart, etc… But I’m thinking that water level shouldn’t matter if you’re using the proper amount of sugar. Am I correct, or is there a specific amount of water-to-sugar that should be used?

It doesn’t matter. Typically about 2 cups is plenty, plus or minus. I don’t measure. I just use whatever seems like the right amount. Doesn’t matter.

I typically use a cup or less of water. Just as much as it takes to dissolve the sugar.

I fill a pint glass with water dump it in with the sugar and boil it for 10 minutes. I have probably never used the exact same amount of water twice.


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