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​​Birdwatchers Sugar Wash Recipe.

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Enter final wash volume (total volume of all ingredients including water):
kg* lb*
Tomato paste…
g oz ml floz
Lemon juice… or Citric Acid…
whole lemons ml juice floz juice g
Yeast (dried)…
g oz
Epsom salts (optional)…

As a helpful hint, don’t add all the sugar at once, add it slowly. This is just the most you’ll need to get the SG right.