There are many different
brands of canned malt extracts. Some are hopped, some are not. Some
of these hopped "kits" have a packet of yeast under the lid, some
Usually, to make beer from
one of these "kits" requires the addition of about 2 lbs. of sugar.
Using dry malt extract would make the BEST beer. Using corn sugar
will make an "acceptable" beer, and using table sugar is a BAD
idea. Corn and cane sugars are known to produce a "cidery" taste in
To add more flavor and
aroma, steep a little crushed grain (such as crystal malt) and/or
add some additional hops at the end of the boil. You will make a
better beer this way for very little extra expense.
It's also nice to add about
1/2 oz of hops at the very end of the boil. Doing this adds a fresh
hop aroma to your beer!
is currently empty