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Many beginning home brewers enter into the hobby by making beers with malt extract.  Malt extract is created through a process of [[mashing]] [[grain]] to make [[wort]] and then evaporating the water.  The resulting extract can be added back to water later in order to create a new [[wort]].
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Many home brewers enter into the hobby by making beers with malt extract.  Malt extract is created through a process of [[mashing]] [[grain]] to make [[wort]] and then evaporating the water.  The resulting extract can be added back to water later in order to create a new [[wort]].
  
  
 
There are two main varieties of malt extract [[Dry Malt Extract]] (DME) and [[Liquid Malt Extract]] (LME).
 
There are two main varieties of malt extract [[Dry Malt Extract]] (DME) and [[Liquid Malt Extract]] (LME).

Revision as of 19:36, 28 September 2007


Many home brewers enter into the hobby by making beers with malt extract. Malt extract is created through a process of mashing grain to make wort and then evaporating the water. The resulting extract can be added back to water later in order to create a new wort.


There are two main varieties of malt extract Dry Malt Extract (DME) and Liquid Malt Extract (LME).