malt extract

While water chemistry and adjustments are very important for all grain brewers when mashing grains, extract beer brewers may get their best results using neutral (distilled, deionized) water instead since the liquid malt was already made with the proper water additives before it was concentrated. BeerSmith Quick Brewing and Software tips are some short 1-3 […]

John Palmer and I are pleased to offer you “$5 off” the digital preorder for our new video “How to Brew Beer with Malt Extract”. The video will be released next Monday, the 30th of June 2014. It will also be available on DVD from Amazon and in many home brew stores in early July. […]

Malt Extract Beer Brewing

by Brad Smith on August 16, 2008 · 16 comments

Brewing with malt extract (liquid or dry) is the starting point for every new brewer. This week we take a look at how to optimize your beer by understanding malt extract and the brewing process.

Better Beer with Late Malt Extract Additions

by Brad Smith on February 20, 2008 · 22 comments

malt extract

Today we look at a method for malt extract brewers that can improve the quality and color of your extract beer. Both liquid and dried malt extract beers suffer from an effect called a Maillard reaction as well as carmelization when brewing. A Maillard reaction is a chemical reaction that occurs between amino acids and […]