Keg Connection New Inline Flow Control Valve Giveaway

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Extract Brewing > late extract questions
Thread Tools
Old 10-21-2013, 03:42 PM   #21
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Trail's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Colchester, Vermont
Posts: 654
Liked 60 Times on 53 Posts
Likes Given: 90


Originally Posted by bssrf4 View Post
Yup, but to be honest...i dont remember why.
The reason to add LME last is because it's so heavy. LME will drop straight to the bottom no matter how well you're stirring, and if there's heat under it (which there will be during the boil) that instantly caramelizes a portion of the extract, which will increase nonfermentables in the wort and contribute a caramel taste.

Add your LME at the end, after flameout. Best of both worlds.

Kegged: Honey Steam Pilsner
Bottled: Nada
Primary: Worst Best Bitter

Originally Posted by brown_dog_us View Post
The first step is locating a cheap pasta maker. Are you married? If so you probably got one as a wedding present.
Trail is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2013, 03:18 PM   #22
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
The10mmKid's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Home of the Wright Brothers
Posts: 779
Liked 85 Times on 63 Posts
Likes Given: 284


Originally Posted by Shooter View Post
Maybe it's just me, but I always do the DME first, 60 minute addition, and then add the LME in the last ten minutes, turn down the heat and stir well of course.

Leave the immersion chiller in the wort while stirring in the LME.

Have a spare 5-gal bucket handy and fill it with the hot water from the chiller. PBW and all your tools goes in there for post-boil cleaning.
You can fill a second 5-gal pail for rinse water. All good!

I start with a 5-gal full boil and add maybe a quart or 1/2-gal to top off the fermenter.

'da Kid
The10mmKid is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
honey amber ale questions / late extract addition skatensx Extract Brewing 5 04-08-2012 01:55 PM
Late Addition Extract Kit Questions thummel1 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 2 01-08-2011 09:07 PM
Newbie with 2 questions (late extract / bottle reuse) kidsmakeyoucrazy Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 7 11-16-2009 10:34 AM
how late is too late for late-extract-addition? riored4v Extract Brewing 10 04-21-2008 09:08 PM
Late extract addition questions? greenleaf Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 3 03-02-2008 04:21 PM

Forum Jump

Newest Threads