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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...
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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...
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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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