I have been looking at several Internet based brew shops with extract kits that include your malt, hops, steeping grains, and yeast and comparing them. I found an interesting site at www.norternbrewer.com. They tell you what is in kit, I like that a lot! I have seen kits that included 6 lbs of malt while another from a different store had 7 lbs. Question: does it make much difference (or what difference) does the 2 extra lbs of malt make? I know the more fermentables = more alcohol you end up with, but what about the body and taste. Does it matter that much that one pal ale comes with 6 lbs and another has 7 lbs other than if measuring alcohol percentages?