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Black Beard’s Rum


Brown Sugar

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  1. Add two pounds of sugar per one gallon of water and one cup of honey for every ten gallon batch.
  2. Start hydrometer reading of about 90, do not exceed 100.
  3. Add 1 to 3 ozs of yeast per 10 gallon mash.
  4. Heat 1/4 of your water to 120 or 130 degrees, only hot enough to melt the sugar, then stir in your sugar and then the honey last.
  5. Pour it into your fermenter and finish filling with cool water to cool it down to 80 degrees.
  6. Take the hydrometer reader and adjust as needed, then add your yeast
  7. 6 to 14 days to ferment.

Yields about 12% alcohol.