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Old 09-16-2005, 10:31 PM   #1
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is there a formula for converting extract to all grain, say a 3.3lb of light extract, how would that be converted to grains? wanna do some of our extract recipes in all grain form.
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Well, to go from grains to lme you take 85%, so multiply the lme by 1.18 ought to get you close. Right at 4 lbs of grain per 3.3 lbs of lme.
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EL P. is that assuming an 85% efficiency factor. Would it be the Max Factor?
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I got the 85% from Radical Brewing by Randy Mosher. He says 85% for LME and 65% for DME.

I saw another site (that I can't find right now) that said 80% and 60%.

Someone here posted a link to this site, where the suggested numbers are 75% and 67%. Who knows which is right, tho 3/4 and 2/3 are definately easier to work with.
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