5/26/2011 -- I'm looking for barley malt syrup for making bagels.Is there a difference between barley malt syrup for baking and for making beer?Thanks for your help
Response From Homebrew Heaven: None at all, providing it is UNhopped malt extract. We sell a fair amount of it for bagel making. It is available in both syrup form (in bulk) and in powder form, called dry malt extract.
5/17/2010 -- what is your phone number?
Response From Homebrew Heaven: We can be reached at (425) 355-8865Our toll free order is (800) 850-2739
6/7/2009 -- New to this... What's the difference between using the dry malt extract (much cheaper) or the liquid malt extract?
Response From Homebrew Heaven: They are fundamentally the same products, it's just that the malt extract syrup has about 20% water content, and the dry malt extract is well...dry. It is used in different proportions as well. If a recipe calls for 7 lbs of malt extract syrup, you can substitute about 5 lbs of dry malt extract to make the same beer.
3/19/2009 -- In your opinion which is better LME or DME? I've done a few of your kits (they're great!) now I want to try a recipe beer from scratch...
Response From Homebrew Heaven: LME (liquid malt extract syrup) and DME (dry malt extract powder) are exactly the same (in terms of quality), in my opinion. The only real difference is that LME contains about 20% water. Any recipe can be "adjusted" accordingly to obtain the same starting gravity.LME can also discolor somewhat with prolonged storage. DME does not. This shouldn't be a factor as long as you aren't using really "old" LME. We don't sell that. The only reason I bring it up is that some folks have tried to brew a quality beer using a few cans of LME that has been in "uncle Earl's" garage for years. Bad idea. Especially if the cans are bulging...
1/27/2009 -- What is the PPG rating of your Liquid Malts?
Response From Homebrew Heaven: For the bulk malt extracts, it is 37 PPG.
10/17/2008 -- Some recipes call for malt syrup, some for dry extract. If a recipe calls for 7 lbs of malt syrup but I have dry extract I want to use how much should I use? What is the conversion factor?
Response From Homebrew Heaven: I this case, you would use about 5.5 lbs of dry malt extract. Use about 20% less dry malt extract compared to malt syrup.
1/26/2008 -- I live about an hour (if traffic is good) from the address on your website. Do you have an actual store or is everything here based solely online?
Response From Homebrew Heaven: Yes, we have an actual brick-and-mortar store in Everett, WA. People actually walk in and buy stuff!Our address is:Homebrew Heaven9109 Evergreen WayEverett, WA 98204Here is a video of our shop: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1a5fKvv8XIHeck, you can actually call us on the phone, too! It's 425-355-8865. A person will actually answer as long as it's business hours!
11/5/2007 -- Do the malt extracts contain hopps? Can they be used in cunjunction with coopers beer kits when it calls for a malt extract (example: the wheat beer kit suggests adding 500g of light malt extract and 300g sugar) Can beer be made from the basically malt extracts and yeast, (disregaurding carbonation)? Furthermore, can these be used in other coopers beer kits to replace sugar... if so, any suggestions as to how much to use or suggested ratios for a strong beer w/ higher alcohol content? Thanks.
Response From Homebrew Heaven: That's a lot of questions...Our BULK malt extracts do NOT contain hops. They can be used with Cooper's beer kits, yes. It is more convenient to use our DRY malt extracts, however. I would use dry malt extract in place of the sugar, as well! Sugar has no place in making real beer.Yes, beer can be made from malt extract and yeast, if the malt extract is hopped. It sounds like you prefer to use Cooper's malt extracts. We suggest that we using these extracts, to use about 2 to 3 lbs of dry malt extract (in place of sugars) to make a full flavored beer with a higher alcohol content.
11/5/2006 -- I live in Seattle, can I come and pick up the bottles in Everett? Do you have a "brick and mortar" store?
Response From Homebrew Heaven: You sure can. It is literally made of bricks and mortar, in South Everett. Our address is:Homebrew Heaven9109 Evergreen WayEverett, WA 98204425-355-8865Hours are 10-6:30 M-F and 9:30-5 on SaturdaysHere is a video of the place:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1a5fKvv8XITake a look around!
3/31/2004 -- Have been using your DME for brewing and I am thinking of using LME. Does the boil time change? Is it less than 60 minutes? When using 1.0 lb of LME you should end up with a SG of 1.035 per gallon approx. and you can increase to get a higher SG??? So 60 lb will produce 55 gal. of higher SG????? Thanks.
Response From Homebrew Heaven: No, the boil time is the same. DME and LME are really the same product, but DME is about 20% more concentrated (by weight).Yes, you can increase the amount of LME to obtain a higher gravity. Use about 1.2 lbs of LME to get the equivalent of 1 lb DME.60 lbs of LME will produce about the same gravity as 45 lbs of DME. Make sense?60 lbs of LME in 55 gallons should produce a wort of about 1.038
11/18/2003 -- How much will cost to buy by internet 60 pounds of your malt extract Bulk amber malt including transportation to St. paul, Minnesota?
Response From Homebrew Heaven: Actually, for any item, you can just add it to your online shopping cart, and then click on "Determine shipping and sales tax". Your actual cost will appear. For this item, the cost is $108 for the malt extract, and $39.00 for shipping to MN ($147.00 total).
7/4/2003 -- How much dme does it take to equal 1 lb. of bulk liquid extract?
Response From Homebrew Heaven: DME is about 20% more concentrated (by weight) than liquid malt extract. So:0.8 lb DME = 1 lb LME or,1 lb DME = 1.2 LME
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