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CBW Light Dry Malt Extract (50 lb)
CBW Light Dry Malt Extract (50 lb)

Briess Dry Malt Extract (DME) - CBW Light (50 lb)

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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.

  • It is made from 100% pure malt extract
  • Comes in a 50-lb package for bigger batch creation
  • The perfect ingredient to brewing light-coloured and light-flavoured brews
  • Can be combined with other specialty grains to create different styles of beer
  • It is made from a mixture of base malt and carapils malt
  • This is also great for improving the mouthfeel, body, and head of your brew
  • Good for making yeast starters
  • Can extend the brew size by adding malt solids to the wort
  • Increase your beer productivity
  • Longer shelf life than liquid malt extract
  • Easier to weigh and scoop out compared to liquid malt extract

  • Solids: 97%
  • Colour (EBC): 3 - 5°
  • 99% Base Malt | 1% Carapils Malt
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