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1. ## Thread: Mixing a few (5-12) gallons of syrup

by JConnolly
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### Re: Mixing a few (5-12) gallons of syrup

If you wanted to make an even gallon you need 3.6 lbs of water (about 7 cups) and 7.2 lbs of sugar.

There is an easier way. Sugar is sold in 4 lb bags at the supermarket. Walmart Great Value...
2. ## Thread: Mixing a few (5-12) gallons of syrup

by JConnolly
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### Re: Mixing a few (5-12) gallons of syrup

It should be about 31 lbs of sugar.

Michael's bucket trick works because it is exactly the reverse of what I just posted above with the beauty of having no math and no weighing and no futzing over...
3. ## Thread: Mixing a few (5-12) gallons of syrup

by JConnolly
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### Re: Mixing a few (5-12) gallons of syrup

Here's a little trick to quickly estimate how much syrup you'll get.

Add the weight of the sugar and the water together.

For 2:1 syrup divide by 11.

For 1:1 syrup divide by 10.
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