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Briess Dry Malt Extract (DME) - CBW Light (50 lb)
Bulk Light DME Dry Malt Extract for Home Brewing
Beer is brewed by fermenting sugar from malted barley. Malted barley is created by soaking the barley to initiate germination. Once it starts sprouting, it activates the enzyme that converts starch reserves to sugar that the plant can use in order to grow. The brewer then crushes the barley and soaks them in hot water to accelerate the activity of the enzyme to create more sugar. The light dry malt extract is not hopped as the hop compounds easily get lost during the dehydration process. Once ready to be used, it is then boiled with hops and fermented using yeast to create beer.

The light dry malt extract is produced wholly from pure malt extract to create naturally-conditioned ales. It is ideal for making beer with light colours and taste. The light dry malt extract can help improve the body as well as the head retention of the beer. It can also add a tinge of malt character to your ale thus enhancing the natural flavour, aroma and imparts a deeper colour to your finished beer.

The mild malt taste provided by the light dry malt extract makes it an excellent addition when making any type of beer. Examples of beer that use light dry malt extracts are Munich and Vienna Malts to name a few.
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Light Dry Malt Extract (50 lb)

  • It is made from 100% pure malt extract

  • Perfect for making light-coloured and light-flavoured brews

  • Can be combined with other specialty grains to create different styles of beer

  • Can boost the gravity of all grain batches to improve the body and head retention

  • Good for making yeast starters

  • Can extend the brew size by adding malt solids to the wort

  • Increase your beer productivity

  • Has longer shelf life than liquid malt extract as it exists in dehydrated form

  • Great for small applications and creating small batches of beer

  • Comes in a 50-lb package for bigger batch creation

Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 4 Write a review.

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5 of 5 good for starter January 2, 2016
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Trois-rivières, QC Canada  
I always use this stuff for my yeast starter and priming

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5 of 5 Best deal in Canada April 22, 2014
Reviewer: Lorant Marton from Calgary, AB Canada  
By far the best deal I could find in Canada. The product comes in one large bag, this can prove to be a pain to separate into smaller portions as the DME gets sticky when moisture is applied.

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5 of 5 A homer brewers staple. April 16, 2014
Reviewer: James Maggs from Hay Lakes, AB Canada  
Just received a 3lb bag, it came double wrapped with no punctures. Great stuff to have around for enhancing an extract kits or yeast starters. Always have some in your stock pile.

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5 of 5 Starters Galore! August 5, 2013
Reviewer: Robert Mason from Kitchener, ON Canada  
With the flat-rate shipping, this is hands-down the best deal anywhere on DME. Split it with a friend or two! The bag it came in had a really good seal (which is important since DME is so hygroscopic), and it shipped in perfect condition.

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