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Old 07-29-2010, 11:56 PM   #1
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Seems that not all the DME didn't dissolve . Can i use it . 3/4 cup DME to 1 qt of water.

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Old 07-30-2010, 12:57 AM   #2
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umm...did you boil the solution first??

i usually do 1 cup DME to 4 cups water and boil for 30min and ive never had a problem.


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Old 07-30-2010, 12:59 AM   #3
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Yeah, make sure you get it up to a boil. And it's best to add the DME slowly so it doesn't clump. Otherwise if you just dump it all in at once you can get a sticky ball of DME that's a bit of a pain to break up.

Either way, as long as you get the water hot enough and stir frequently and try to break up the clumps they will eventually dissolve.

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