Agave nectar?

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NobleSquirrel
beers 3439 º places 209 º 16:05 Thu 2/14/2013

Originally posted by eelbasher
Originally posted by NobleSquirrel
Originally posted by Gazza
Itís supposed to be low-GI which I assume means it has more complex sugars in it. Donít know what though...


Itís mostly fructose, along with glucose. Itís not as evenly split as honey, consisting mostly of fructose, though.


What does that mean? For the simple people like me


Both fructose and glucose are monosaccharides. Glucose is what your body uses. Invert sugar is the same two sugars. They are more easily digested by yeast than table sugar, which is a disaccharide. Basically all you need to know is that they are readily ferment able. Oh, and glucose will help Brett produce lactic acid by switching a gene switch.

 
HornyDevil
18:39 Thu 2/14/2013

Originally posted by NobleSquirrel
Oh, and glucose will help Brett produce lactic acid by switching a gene switch.


In the presence of oxygen. Otherwise, not so much.

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