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Beer/extract to grain conversion


veejay wrote at 2013-04-11 05:26:18
Or... You can use the old tried n true solution ....

LME....Pounds extract ( excluding specialty grains ) x 1.23 = grains needed for conversion

DME...Pounds extract ( excluding specialty grains )  x 1.45 = grains needed for conversion

Keep in mind that the only thing that will change is the base malt... Otherwise brew as u usually do..

Good luck...


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I am a home brewer who has been brewing since 2000. For us brewing is a family activity with everyone helping in some small way. We brew mostly all grain batches, but we do some kits. I have built all of our equipment. We bottle and keg. Drop us an line, we will be glad to assist with answer or help you find where the answer is. In October 2008 we opened the Brigadoon Brewery & Brew School at the Texas Renaisance Festival. This is a unique brewpub and teaching facility located on the grounds of the Texas Renaissance Festival in Plantersville, Texas. To our knowledge we are the only functioning brewpub located on the grounds of a renaissance festival brewing using both period specific equipment and modern equipment to brew hand crafted ale and then serving it back to the public. Where we offer hands on training and live period appropriate all grain brewing through out the day. Drop by and we will be glad to answer any question you have. You can checkout the brewery at or follow on twitter@brewschool.


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