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Old 02-01-2010, 12:42 AM   #1
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Default Amber LME to grain conversion??

I made an extract brew almost a year ago that was fantastic.

5 lbs amber LME
1 lbs pale DME
1 lb corn sugar
1/4 lb maltodextrine
1/2 lb 90L crystal

hopped w/ 1 oz of amarillo

this beer was a big hit with friends, and i really liked it. Now that i'm going all grain i'm trying to figure out how to conver the Amber LME to grain. I figure 7-8 lbs of 2-row (@ 75% eff), then some cara pils instead of the maltodextrin? then some combination of crystal 60 and 120 for the color since those are what i've got on hand.

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Old 02-01-2010, 01:02 AM   #2
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not sure of the exact ingredients, but to replace the amber LME straight up I would shoot for something like 6 lbs of 2-row and ~12oz of the crystals - weighted more on the 60L - maybe 10oz of the 60L and 2oz of the 120L.
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