Briess CBW® Traditional Dark | Concentrated Brewers Wort | Dry Malt Extract | DME | 30 SRM

Briess CBW® Traditional Dark | Concentrated Brewers Wort | Dry Malt Extract | DME | 30 SRM

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  • Traditional Dark has an intense, sweet and malty flavor perfect for Brown Ales, Porters, Stouts, and other malt-forward styles
  • DME can be used as 100% of your fermentable sugar in extract brewing
  • Add for color correction, boost gravity, or improve head retention in all grain brewing
  • Briess Malt & Ingredients has had a focus on quality and innovation for more than 140 years, with all of their products being made in the U.S.A.

Dried Malt Extract (DME) is the primary sugar source in extract brewing and can be used in partial-mash or all grain brewing to adjust flavor, color and gravity of brews.  DME can also be used to increase head retention and body. Many brewers choose nutrient rich DME as the sugar source for making yeast starters as well. Briess dried malt extracts are made from 100% malt and water.

Traditional Dark DME: 100% pure malt barley extract made from a blend of 100% malts and water.

Traditional Dark is an excellent dark malt extract . With an intense, sweet and malty flavor, it can be used in the production of many beer styles, either as a base, to boost gravity or for color and flavor enhancement. Contributes strong flavors to darker beer styles such as: Red ales, Brown ales, Amber ales, Oktoberfests, Bocks/Doppelbocks and can be used for color adjustments in lighter beer styles. 

Typical Analysis:

  • Color (8° Plato): 30 SRM
  • Fermentability: 75%
  • Solids: 97%
  • 1.043 PPG
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I use this to make chocolate malts. It's delicious!
Isaac A on Mar 7, 2023
beefing up the ABV for barrel aging
DUANE B on Oct 25, 2022
I use this to make chocolate malts. It's delicious!
Isaac A on Mar 7, 2023
Lynn B. on Jan 3, 2023
beefing up the ABV for barrel aging
DUANE B on Oct 25, 2022
Lynn B. on Oct 18, 2022
Have a stout I need a booster
Michael D on Oct 12, 2022
I want to brew a porter
Bill S on Sep 26, 2022
Making porter
Jim L on Sep 20, 2022
Need to am up 8% ABV to 9.5
Everett H on Jul 7, 2022
To boost the Specific gravity of my wort
Russ C on Jun 21, 2022
To make beer
Valued C on May 25, 2022
brown ale and poter
Best Price
David Lesher on Apr 7, 2022
Because we like beer!
Chris H on Mar 9, 2022
not enough room in my mash ton
William K F on Feb 12, 2022
Lynn B. on Jan 5, 2022
I chose this because I need it for a recipe.
Denise B on Jan 4, 2022
basic requirement for brewing
William Kurtz on Dec 29, 2021
Good stuff
PATRICK T S on Dec 4, 2021
rolling the dice
George B on Oct 21, 2021
For a yeast starter and to increase the alcohol content of the beer slightly.
Clay Bridgewater on Oct 8, 2021
Brew a Black IPA
Ken S on May 11, 2021
Details said it was good for Oktoberfest type beers
Gerald C W on Apr 1, 2021
was recommended to me
Brian L H on Feb 16, 2021
gets alcohol number up
Ken S on Feb 10, 2021
Michael S on Jan 26, 2021
all around versatile for porters and stouts
Robert J on Jan 16, 2021
Using for a Dark German Lager
Steve Z on Jan 16, 2021
I like to kick up the body and ABV of my dark winter beers.
Chad K on Nov 17, 2020
see above
Alan G on Oct 24, 2020
Mark M. S on Sep 21, 2020
Because is a Good product and FREE shiping
Jose Antonio Da S on Sep 18, 2020
I wanted it!
Larry P on Aug 27, 2020
prof p on May 16, 2020
Matthew P on May 7, 2020
for a stout
Ronald K on May 2, 2020
Michael C on Apr 15, 2020
Easy to use
William B on Mar 26, 2020
add to beer recipe
James S on Jan 21, 2020
Richard Glenn on Jan 15, 2020
Used before
Bob P on Dec 12, 2019
to make a stronger beer with more flavor
eric a on Sep 17, 2019
Alexander G G on Sep 5, 2019
To make my strong, dark beers even stronger.
Ronald J on Aug 31, 2019
For another batch
dgrodi on Aug 30, 2019
used to make yeast starter
Joe P on Aug 28, 2019
For making a great stout ale
Neil Davis on Aug 28, 2019
Like to add the dark rich color to most brews
DANIEL S. on May 5, 2019
It is complex and easy to use.
Merlinus Monroe on Mar 22, 2019
To make a dry Irish stout for St. Paddy's Day...!
John Baker on Jan 28, 2019
Lynn B. on Jan 3, 2023
Lynn B. on Oct 18, 2022

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Dark DME
Added this bad boy to some sludge i made and it helped make it more fermentashus. ABV was 10.22%
July 18, 2020
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Perfect for my yeast starters.
It works perfect for making yeast starters.
February 5, 2019
over 5 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Time Saver!
Have been using for years, a great malt extract to be used in blending of your brews.
May 1, 2014