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Our Pale Ale extract is mashed from the finest two row European pale ale malt, and is ideal for English and American style Pale Ale and Bitter. Compared with our German Pils extract, this one has a slightly darker color and a hint of caramel in the malt flavor. An aromatic, rich flavored pale extract with a 'just mashed' character for ale and IPA styles.
Approximate SRM color value of 6 pounds of extract dissolved into 5 gallons of water before boiling: 7
Several reviewers for William's LME have commented on the difficulty of getting the product out of the bag. Let me offer a suggestion.
After I've steeped additional grains and while the water is still hot (but not boiling), I use scissors to cut across the end of the bag, from the tear tabs on either side. I squeeze the LME into the brew pot, submerging the bag's end to increase the flow. I stir the mixture as I squeeze.
Then holding one corner of the bag, I partly fill it with the wort, slosh it around, and pour it (carefully) back into the pot. After doing this several times, most of the LME is out. You can continue until all of it is mixed in.
I should add that I do this on our patio and use a propane burner. So sloshing over is no big deal, as it would be if done in a kitchen.
I was sad to see Williams discontinue the Maris Otter extract but was told this replacement was of the same quality and I would not be dissappointed. After recenlt sampling my first bottle of English Bitter I was impressed. I recommend this extract for a base malt for all english style ales
Go to extract for Pale Ales. Plays well with fruits!
I use this item often and I have always been pleased with the great results.
Great tasting stuff. Not that hard to get out of the bag. Just put in warm water, cut one corner and squeeze. When you can't get anymore out use a rolling pin to force the remainder to the opening.