sweetening TC that is going to be kegged

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  1. Apr 16, 2018 #1

    Hopinator

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    Hi all,

    Had some great advice from here and after ditching bottles and building a keggarator. I'm looking to make a Strawbery and Lime TC based on Roddys Recipe.

    My one question is the back sweetening, as I'm not bottle conditioning I was hoping I could cold crash to clear then add a sugar syrup to the TC and Keg or would everyone recommend using a sugar substitute.

    I've heard too much sweetener can give an artificial taste but don't want the cold temps dropping the sugar out of suspension.
    Any help will be very well received.

    Also I have an IPA in my brew fridge currently fermenting. Can I ferment the TC outside of this or would i be better waiting and putting it in my fridge to regulate the temp.

    Cheers
     
  2. Apr 16, 2018 #2

    simon12

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    I would use a wine stabiliser then add something sugar based, the advantage in artificial sweeteners is you don't need to stabilise it.
     
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    Thanks I've thought of using stabilizer and strawberry syrup to sweeten
     
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    Try using a yeast with sweetener. I’ve done it for this cider and it came out really good. I used E950
     
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    I have seen people use wine conditioner which is sugar and apple juice thats been frozen to concentrate the syrup. Personally i just add apple juice to my glass but i like it sharp.
     

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