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Munton's No Boil Kits.
« on: February 22, 2018, 06:52:59 AM »
I bought 2 no boil kits, so we can try our hand at beer flavoring. My question is the target ABV of these kits are 3.63% I plan to add 1 lb. of DME to boost the ABV a bit, I plan to add 1 lb. of honey to flavor the Wheat beer kit, is there a way to figure out how much this will boost the ABV?
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Re: Munton's No Boil Kits.
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2018, 02:43:33 PM »
Most of the people here are probably unfamiliar with these kits.  What is the volume of beer you are going to make?

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Re: Munton's No Boil Kits.
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2018, 04:43:41 PM »
Both are about 35 points per pound added to one gallon.

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Re: Munton's No Boil Kits.
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2018, 12:49:51 AM »
It will make 5 gallons.
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Re: Munton's No Boil Kits.
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2018, 12:53:48 PM »
Here's an extract calculator from Brewers Friend. 

https://www.brewersfriend.com/extract-ogfg/

I plugged in 5 pounds of LME and that gave me 3.50% ABV, when I added another pound of DME it bumped it to 4.35%, so not quite 1% ABV.  That's about what I expected. 

3.63% seems really low, even for a wheat beer, what's the other style?
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Re: Munton's No Boil Kits.
« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2018, 01:10:29 PM »
For 1 pound of honey in 5 gallons:

35 pppg divided by 5 gallons = 7 points or 0.007, which would be expected to raise final ABV by about 0.7%.  How's that for some quick math!

EDIT: And DME has about 45 pppg, so then you get about 0.9% instead, as a rough estimate, which is consistent with others above.
« Last Edit: February 23, 2018, 01:12:39 PM by dmtaylor »
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Re: Munton's No Boil Kits.
« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2018, 05:19:28 PM »
For 1 pound of honey in 5 gallons:

35 pppg divided by 5 gallons = 7 points or 0.007, which would be expected to raise final ABV by about 0.7%.  How's that for some quick math!

EDIT: And DME has about 45 pppg, so then you get about 0.9% instead, as a rough estimate, which is consistent with others above.
My bad. LME is 35ppg. Oops

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Re: Munton's No Boil Kits.
« Reply #7 on: Today at 02:16:55 AM »
I found the instructions on the website and they told me the O.G. and the F.G.,
using that the final ABV will be 4.20% I know we could pull off a great honey wheat beer, how much honey is too much?

O.G. 1.040-1.044
F.G.: 1.008
Gives a final ABV of 4.20%
« Last Edit: Today at 02:28:43 AM by Brewmeisters »
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