Beefing up an AG recipe with extract

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Beefing up an AG recipe with extract

Post by The BJB » Sat Sep 17, 2011 6:48 pm

I am still somewhat new to homebrewing, but I was taught and have only known/done all grain recipes. I recently found a killer deal on some partial mash kits and bought those which has led to my curiosity about the use of extract.

Can I add in some dried extract to AG recipes to give it an abv boost as well as make it stretch into a larger batch (make it go from 5gal to 6+gal)?

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Extract on top of all-grain

Post by slothrob » Sun Sep 18, 2011 9:40 am

Absolutely. It will probably be best to add the extract late in the boil, with maybe 10-20 minutes left, to avoid the flavor issues that can arise from cooking extract for a long time.
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Sure Can

Post by MayorWest » Sat Feb 04, 2012 7:27 pm

I know you posted this awhile back, but...

I do it all the time when I'm brewing big beers. I have limited space at home and a smaller AG mash tun as a result.
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