Maple Sap boiling

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by crzychicken, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. crzychicken

    crzychicken Songster

    Jun 24, 2008
    Anyone making Maple syrup ? I need some help how do you know it's done ready for the jar ?
  2. Dar

    Dar Crowing

    Jul 31, 2008
    from what i understand from the color and the thickness of it...
  3. Rosalind

    Rosalind Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    A few ways:

    1. Official way: use a hygrometer calibrated to a Brix scale, and jar at 66 Brix.

    2. Semi-official way: use a candy thermometer to measure the boiling point. Finished syrup boils at 217F.

    3. Unofficial way: taste and look at how runny it is. When it's about right...

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