That is, sucrose is converted into levulose and dextrose sugars.
Ordinary molasses contains from 30 to 35 per cent of sucrose and almost as much glucose.
The theoretical yield then of alcohol from sucrose would be 53 per cent and from invert sugar 51 per cent.
This is found to be true also of sucrose, reducing sugars, and many organic compounds.
It dissolves in its own weight ...