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American Lite Ale - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)
KIT104
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(Makes 5 gallons) A lite beer similiar to the major American brands. Not much flavor, not much bitterness, not much of anything to tell you the truth. However, sometimes that is exactly what we are looking for. A good beer for general mass-consumption. Uses dry rice extract as part of the base.

This kit does not contain any grain, only Liquid Malt Extract and Dried Rice extract. No grain bag is needed.
 


Estimated Original Gravity: 1.035
Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 3-4%
SRM (Color Range): 3.3
IBU's: 11-13



Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags or yeast. The recommended yeast(s) can be found below. All grains will come milled.

WLP001 - White Labs California Ale
WY1056 - Wyeast American
GY001 - GigaYeast NorCal Ale #1
IYA07 - Imperial Flagship

Item # KIT104
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 6LBS
ABV %3.6
IBU8
SRM6
Beer StyleBlonde & Kolsch
Ready to Drink Within2-4 Weeks
Alcohol ContentLow (3-5%)
BitternessLow (10-25ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodExtract
Pre-MilledY
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The wife really likes this, and I enjoy it.
Valued C on May 22, 2018
The wife really likes this, and I enjoy it.
Valued C on May 22, 2018
Need something to feed my lite beer drinking friends and family to keep off of my CA common ale
Scott C on Mar 27, 2018
Need something to feed my lite beer drinking friends and family to keep off of my CA common ale
Scott C on Mar 27, 2018
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Easy-to-Brew
This would be a great first kit for a new brewer. It's easy to brew, tastes like beer, and is very cheap for an extract kit. But don't expect this lite ALE to turn out just like a major American brand lite LAGER. It's darn near as close as you can get though.
May 11, 2015
American Lite Ale
This is by far the worst kit Ive ever made. Taste like bitter boiled grain.
July 24, 2014
First brew - Outstanding!
My very very first homebrew, and I couldn't be happier. This is a nice, smooth, light ale that everyone loved. Not a lot of flavor, but just enough to make it comparable to a commercial light beer. My wife, who doesn't care for beer, absolutely loved this one. Wyeast 1056, fermented for two weeks, then sat in the corny keg for two more. Will definitely brew this a few more times for the masses.
October 7, 2013
Nice light kit
This is a great beginner kit. Simple ingredients, recipe and taste. A definite starting beer for the non home brew fan! Cheers!!
May 23, 2013