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Old 02-23-2007, 12:48 AM   #1
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I just bought a box of Northwestern Weizen LME (3.3 lbs) and I'm not sure if it has the correct bag in the box. What color should the extract be? This is a very dark caramel color. I expected something much lighter.

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Old 02-23-2007, 07:46 AM   #2
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LME will lighten up as it is diluted by the rest of the water.

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Old 02-23-2007, 01:12 PM   #3
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And at the same time, you've found why DME is a better choice if you want a really light color.
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