Author Topic: Wheat DME VS Light DME  (Read 1476 times)

Offline DW

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Wheat DME VS Light DME
« on: August 11, 2016, 09:50:10 PM »
Even after you think you've covered all your bases 10 times, it's still possible to screw up >:(  I guess some greatness comes from mistakes, right?  I was supposed to add 6.6lbs Wheat DME, but mixed up bags and used 3.6 wheat and 3lbs Muntons light DME.  Its seems darker then expected and came out a little drier than expected.  Does this make sense? WIll there be much flavor difference? Tastes pretty good. NOt sure what I would expect if it was all wheat as planned

Offline dmtaylor

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Re: Wheat DME VS Light DME
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2016, 02:02:43 AM »
I don't think there's a major difference in flavor between the two.
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Re: Wheat DME VS Light DME
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2016, 03:18:18 AM »
I agree with Dave.  If anything, I've found wheat DME to darken beer more. But I don't use Munton's much.  I've found Breiss DME to be lighter and more fermentable.
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Re: Wheat DME VS Light DME
« Reply #3 on: August 14, 2016, 08:56:24 PM »
Wheat extract is usually a ratio of Pilsner and Wheat anyways.  Most are 50/50 or 60/40.
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