Originally Posted by thudstrum
I've had two batches recently come out somewhat salty and just gross.
I had the same result as I used DME for brewing my previous batches .
The problem was that it was the product of an Indian malting Company and contained high degrees of Sodium Bicarbonates
as it was produced for baking industry .
You can also test your DME :
Taste just a little of the powder . If it also contains high degrees of Sodium salt , you feel a bit more on the sides of your Tongue right afterwards and then a little sweetness on the front of it .