Is pilsner liquid malt extract ok with scotch ale recipe?

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I'm making this scotch ale and it calls for light liquid malt extract. When intyped that in on norther brewer pilsner was the only thing close to what I thought was light. I go back today and i see that they have organic light malt and gold malt. Should I get one of these instead? Will the pilsner extract be too light for a scotch ale? I can go to my LHB store and pay about 6 or 7$ more for light malt extract in a 3 lbs can but trying to see if its necessary or not.

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Yes 10 lbs golden promise or marris otter ale
2 lbs toasted pale malt
.67 lbs of crystal 80L
.67 pound wheat malt
1 ounce roasted barley
1. Ounce peat smoked malt

And to boost OG its calling for 3 lbs of pale liquid malt extract.

I posted pics of the recipe in OP incase anyone wanted to try and to also see it
 

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Yes 10 lbs golden promise or marris otter ale
2 lbs toasted pale malt
.67 lbs of crystal 80L
.67 pound wheat malt
1 ounce roasted barley
1. Ounce peat smoked malt

And to boost OG its calling for 3 lbs of pale liquid malt extract.

I posted pics of the recipe in OP incase anyone wanted to try and to also see it
Pilsner extract will work fine.
 

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You have already been given the answer, that Pilsner is OK in place of light.

A good rule with extract brewing is to use the lightest extract possible unless there is a specific reason for using something else, and Pilsner is the lightest.

Pilsner extract is 99% Pilsner malt and 1% carapils. Light extract (or Gold at Northern Brewer .... which is actually repackaged Briess Golden Light) is 99% Base (2-row/pale malts) and 1 % carapils.
 
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