#1 - You get what you pay for in beer kits. Expensive kits are expensive because they have more hops, more malt and produce higher % ABV beers with more body, bitterness and hoppiness. Cheap kits generally require additional sugar and produce low body, low ABV beers.
A typical AS clone recipe runs 7-8 pounds of extract. Cheap lager kits 3.3 pounds + table sugar.
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Last edited by david_42; 08-03-2009 at 01:54 PM.