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Old 12-09-2010, 10:44 PM   #1
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I am looking to brew a Honey Weizen, similar to Northern Brewers recipe, and it calls for 6 lbs of Wheat liquid extract. My LHBS only carries dry wheat extract. Can I use 6 lbs of dry extraxt and achieve the same results?

 
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Old 12-09-2010, 10:50 PM   #2
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Yes

 
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Old 12-09-2010, 10:51 PM   #3
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You can actually get away with less. LME has water so you can get away with about 25% less DME by weight.

 
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Old 12-09-2010, 11:00 PM   #4
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Ok good, I was hoping I could just the the DME. Thanks for the fast responses!!

 
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Old 01-31-2011, 04:31 PM   #5
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How did your brew come out with all DME?

Did you use 5 lbs?

 
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Old 02-01-2011, 07:37 AM   #6
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I used less than the 6lbs of LME in the original recipe, about 5lbs I would say. I came out great.
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Old 02-01-2011, 12:33 PM   #7
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Quote:
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I used less than the 6lbs of LME in the original recipe, about 5lbs I would say. I came out great.
But how was the beer?
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Old 02-03-2011, 09:01 AM   #8
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The beer is good.
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