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Malt Extracts & Sugars

Brewing sugar is basically dextrose, which the yeast will find easier to convert to alcohol than table sugar (sucrose). It will also give a better taste to your beer.

Brew Kit Enhancers (BKE) are a mixture of dextrose and malt extract. They will improve head retention and give more body and flavour to your beer over standard brewing sugar or table sugar.

However, for the best results, malt extract should be used. Malt extract comes in a range of colours from light to dark, with the darker malts being suitable for stouts, porters and very dark bitters. Light and extra-light malts are suited to lagers, pilsners, pale ales and other beers where you don't want to darken the colour.

Malt extract can be used in place of sugar with single-can beer kits, as well as in extact brewing. Malt extract can be dried (DME or spray malt) or liquid (LME). Which you use is personal choice, although some liquid malt extracts have had hops added, whereas dry malt extracts are un-hopped. Liquid malt extract is easier to add to a brew as it won't clump, however, dried malt extract is generally cheaper.

Beer Kit Enhancer (1kg)
Gives your beer more body and a better head, compared to just using sugar
£4.99
Brewing Sugar (1kg)
A dextrose sugar, suitable for beer, wine, spirits and cider making
£2.30
Crafty Fox Carbonation Drops (80)
The simplest way to add priming sugar to individual bottles
£2.50
Lactose (500g)
Adds sweetness to stouts and porters
£2.50
Liquid Malt Extract - light (1.5kg)
Light, liquid malt extract, produced in the UK EBC: 5
£9.99
Spraymalt (DME) Dark - 1kg
This dried malt extract is great for dark-colured stouts, porters and other...
£7.40
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Spraymalt (DME) Dark - 500g
This dried malt extract is great for stouts, porters and other dark beers
£3.85
Spraymalt (DME) Extra Dark - 1kg
This dried malt extract is great for dark-colured stouts, porters and other...
£7.40
Spraymalt (DME) Extra Dark - 500g
This dried malt extract is great for dark-colured stouts, porters and other...
£3.85
Spraymalt (DME) Extra Light - 500g
A dried malt extract for use with lagers and pale ales
£3.85
Spraymalt (DME) Hopped Light - 500g
A light malt with hops to add extra flavour to your beers
£3.85
Spraymalt (DME) light - 1kg
Light dried malt extract (DME) EBC: 5
£7.40
Spraymalt (DME) light - 3kg
Light dried malt extract (DME) EBC: 5
£19.99
Spraymalt (DME) Light - 500g
A dried malt extract for use with lagers and pale ales
£3.85
Spraymalt (DME) Medium - 1kg
Ideal for bitters, the rich maltiness will give a very rounded pint
£7.40
Spraymalt (DME) Medium - 500g
Ideal for bitters, the rich maltiness will give a very rounded pint
£3.85
Spraymalt (DME) Wheat - 1kg
Wheat malt extract (DME) EBC: 15
£7.40
Spraymalt (DME) Wheat - 500g
A superb addition to wheat beers, adds extra body and head retention
£3.85
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