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Old 10-15-2010, 04:58 AM   #1
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I have a bag of golden light extract. ive been making a cream ale with that and dextrose but i ran out of dextrose and dont have time to go to the brew store but i need to brew a batch of beer for my uncle. has anyone ever just used dme and hops to brew a basic ale....every recipe i find has a addition.


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Old 10-15-2010, 05:07 AM   #2
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Sounds like you don't really have other options, just brew it. It'll be beer. I brewed a batch once with 8 lbs of pilsner lme just to see what it would taste like and it was okay. Not at all interesting but I drank it. Doing it that way will give you a very good sense of the base you are working with. If you want to get adventurous you could try adding something from your cupboard such as molasses or honey.

 
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Old 10-15-2010, 05:18 AM   #3
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It wont be beer for me it doesnt have to be amazing beer because my uncle drinks about anything so im not worried about it being great. well ill give it a try this weekend when i brew my porter ill brew 10 gallons of just dme and hops
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Old 10-15-2010, 05:41 AM   #4
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Sounds like you have an excellent oppertunity to brew and english bitter!
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Old 10-15-2010, 05:44 AM   #5
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From http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f67/session-mild-e-51884/:
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Malts:

4.00 lbs. Light DME
8 oz. Crystal 55L
6 oz. Chocolate Malt
4 oz. Briess Special Roast Malt

Hops:

1.00 oz. US Hallertauer pellets, 4%AA, 60 minutes
Just amend it to whatever supplies you have and see how it turns out!
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Old 10-15-2010, 06:06 AM   #6
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As of right now i have nothing but i may have to head to the brew store and pick up some other things so it may be a bitter
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Old 10-15-2010, 06:09 AM   #7
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A bitter is a good bet...I have yet to brew one, but plan to this weekend or the next. It is a quick beer since it is low alcohol, just takes more time to bottle carb then actually fermenting haha
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Old 10-15-2010, 06:28 AM   #8
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I keg so that wont slow me down...LOL ive made a all grain bitter and it was excellent
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