weight of sugar

Wine Making Talk

Help Support Wine Making Talk:

RobRoy

Junior
Joined
Mar 13, 2009
Messages
3
Reaction score
0
I have a recipe that calls for 2 & 1/2lbs of sugar. I don't have any scales but I know that 2 cups of water weighs 1lb. Is it the same for sugar? Also, which yeast would you guys recommend for Strawberry wine, Montrachet or Lavlin EC-1118? TIA!!!
 
Last edited:

St Allie

Tech Administrator
Joined
Mar 6, 2009
Messages
2,879
Reaction score
14
Hiya RobRoy,

Two cups of granulated sugar to the pound

or two and one third cups of packed brown sugar to the pound..

( depending on what you're using)

Allie
 

arcticsid

Arctic Contributor
Joined
Oct 26, 2008
Messages
4,203
Reaction score
59
The weight of any sugar in a recipe could be considere a guideline. When you have reached your desired starting SG you have added enough sugar, no matter what it weighed.
 

Latest posts

Top