Originally Posted by markven
I usually add a 1kg bag of malt/ dextrose mix to my wort to increase the alcohol content, are there other advantages to adding this? Or could I simply add sugar to save money, and get the same result? I'm using a fresh wort from my local brewery, this comes in a 15 Lt container all I am required to do is add water and yeast.
Mark from Sydney
Well, just dont add water or even if it is still to "light" boil it down a bit? Use the hydrometer to get your target ABV. That way, you are not "adding" anything that change the original taste of the beer.