From the HBD Archive
From: polstra!jdp@uunet.UU.NET (John D. Polstra)
Subject: Re: Corn sugar cidery?
Date: 1989-07-18 15:08:43 GMT

In HOMEBREW Digest #203, aem@mthvax.cs.miami.edu (a.e.mossberg) writes:
> It's cane sugar that adds a cidery taste, not corn sugar.

Corn sugar most certainly *does* add a cidery flavor. It may be true that
cane sugar is worse (I've never used cane sugar in beer). But the cider
flavor from corn sugar is unmistakable and quite objectionable. It ages
out partially after 3-4 months, but even then it can still be noticed.

-- John Polstra jdp@polstra.UUCP
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