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Old 12-10-2006, 09:54 AM   #1
Mar 2006
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Hi guys,
I'm going to buy some malt extract and cant choose between Muntons or John Bull.
Is any one better than the other? or both equal?


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Old 12-10-2006, 01:22 PM   #2
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I used John Bull when I made a Pete's Wicked ale clone and it turned out great a little on the sweet side. I have heard Muntons will leave the beer with a little more on the dry side, but I have not used this product in the liquid form yet. Both are good quailty brands so I dont think you could go wrong with ethier choice.
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Old 12-10-2006, 02:11 PM   #3
Nov 2006
Upstate NY
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Iuse muntons all the time. I dont know about that dry quality, isn't that dependent on other things too? I think you are safe using either. Muntons tastes great right out of the molasses.

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Old 12-10-2006, 03:27 PM   #4
Dec 2006
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I use Muntons all the time as well, never had a problem with a batch that was malt-related....only dumb mistakes on my part!

As to the dryness, that seems to be more dependent on the techniques and yeast that you use as opposed to the extract itself.

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Old 12-11-2006, 01:38 PM   #5
Mar 2006
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thanks guys, i'll stick to John bull - i've used it before without any problems...... plus its cheaper too!!

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