So.. whats this Liquid Malt Extract business then?

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Re: So.. whats this Liquid Malt Extract business then?

Post by Easydrinker » Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:37 am

As usual, I jumped in with both feet.
With no regrets.
For the price of a kit, I can buy a whole sack of base grain.
Add a couple of squiddleys for hops and yeast,(and the yeast can be re-used),and save yourself some money.
OK, maybe try a kit first... :lol:

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Re: So.. whats this Liquid Malt Extract business then?

Post by gaza the instructor » Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:38 am

You can always gear up, but gearing down costs money.
If ESn tries a kit and loves it then a brewing setup is on
the cards.
I am still with kits at the moment cheap good beer is a
must. :lol:
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Re: So.. whats this Liquid Malt Extract business then?

Post by EchoSevenNine » Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:34 am

gaza the instructor wrote:
Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:32 pm
ESN do yourself a big fav and try one of these first.
https://www.lovebrewing.co.uk/beer/kits ... ry-series/
They are very very good. My fav is the President Sierra 5% or so but man as
The Master of beer says its different gear.
If you like it then an all in one is on your shopping list.
Just try a kit first.
Gaz to the rescue... again :D
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Re: So.. whats this Liquid Malt Extract business then?

Post by Curmudgeon » Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:53 am

We are lucky to have geterbrewed here so there are many choices.
Slowly slowly, catchy funky

Don't stress the yeast

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Re: So.. whats this Liquid Malt Extract business then?

Post by Easydrinker » Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:29 am

Geterbrewed are my turn-to supplier for most things beer brewing.
My Parcelforce guy hates them, everytime he staggers across the yard with another 30Kg parcel!
If you want to make many different beers,or don't know which you want, then go with kits.

Yesterday I racked my 11th beer in 11 weeks into a secondary fermenter.
Sadly (Happily?) most of the first ones have been drunk.
I am tweaking recipes as I go, and am very happy.
My all grain Mundshenk saves me around £12 or more each brew over LME.
I got it for a bargain £284.
It will soon have paid for itself for beer.
It is also used for whisky.
Today I finished the last of the second sack of Distilling Malt with it, this time a whopping 15.2 litres at 63%.
Sipping on some right now.
The grain was £33.73 delivered. Cask strength whisky at £2.22 a litre. :D

There is a downside to AG brewing, you have a lot of draff to dispose of.
No problem here, the animals are queueing up to eat it!
Bleddy win, win, saves on feed bills!

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Re: So.. whats this Liquid Malt Extract business then?

Post by Easydrinker » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:53 am

Only just spotted this post, but the man is talking some sense.
It is not my method, but he is advocating re-circling washes, and if you want a flavoursome whisky, that is the way to go.
There are many roads to a good drink. ;)

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Re: So.. whats this Liquid Malt Extract business then?

Post by StillDave » Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:07 pm

Easydrinker wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:53 am
Only just spotted this post, but the man is talking some sense.
It is not my method, but he is advocating re-circling washes, and if you want a flavoursome whisky, that is the way to go.
There are many roads to a good drink. ;)

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Re: So.. whats this Liquid Malt Extract business then?

Post by Mash » Fri Sep 13, 2019 4:13 pm

"My all grain Mundshenk saves me around £12 or more each brew over LME."
I reckon it is paid for now. 11 brews 40 bottle a time. 440 bottles (pints) - even if you value it at a £1 a pint...............
And lets be fair, kit beer (even the good ones) aren't a patch on AG

..and I hate to say this but you have got a link missing :D
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Re: So.. whats this Liquid Malt Extract business then?

Post by Easydrinker » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:37 pm

I am afraid that the brain cells responsible for my post of Fri Jul 12, 2019 have ceased to be.
If I had the option of searching posts by date, I would give it a go.
I will have a word with admin. :lol:

I will rack the 23rd beer to secondary tomorrow, and need to order the 4th sack of distilling grain, it has indeed paid for itself!

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Re: So.. whats this Liquid Malt Extract business then?

Post by EchoSevenNine » Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:15 am

Jus caught up with this thread again.

So much good advice here gents, thanks so much.

I'm gonna order one of those beer kits, as per our Gaz and i'll get a few KG's of LME too and see how that goes.

Lets face it, i'll probably end up going the Klarstein route but its not like i won't drink the Kit beer or the LME Whiskey anyway!
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