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Old 08-09-2011, 12:28 AM   #1
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Just a quick question as I am running out the door. How much DME does one need to sub for LME? I just want to use DME in an upcoming recipe and the recipe calls for LME. Thanks!

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Old 08-09-2011, 12:33 AM   #2
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As a general rule, 4 pounds of DME is roughly equivalent to 5 pounds of LME. This can vary from brand to brand, but you'll usually be right in the ballpark using the 4-to-5 ratio.

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Old 08-09-2011, 02:08 AM   #3
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1 lbs grain = .75 lbs LME = .6 lbs DME or something like that?

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