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Old 02-13-2013, 05:46 PM   #1
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Is there a way to increase the alcoholic content of a beer?

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Old 02-13-2013, 05:48 PM   #2
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More grains or extract. Or sugar. Why may I ask? Adding too much sugar will not make great beer.

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Old 02-13-2013, 05:51 PM   #3
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Sugar, in some form. Or, add liquor.

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Table sugar will do the trick but it will also dry out the beer.

A bigger malt bill = more sugar

You could add more DME or LME to boost without drying.

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Add alcohol.

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There's always this product.

http://www.austinhomebrew.com/produc...ducts_id=10137

That's the Brewvint Alcohol Booster, though I have never tried it.

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There's always this product.

http://www.austinhomebrew.com/produc...ducts_id=10137

That's the Brewvint Alcohol Booster, though I have never tried it.
Isn't that roughly the same composition as DME?
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