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Light Ale - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

Light Ale - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

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(Makes 5 gallons) A good transition beer for those individuals used to easy drinking American styles. This beer has the same bitterness levels (low) as American beers, but is an all-malt product, as there is no rice or corn used. Light golden color. Experience the difference of good taste!

Estimated Original Gravity:1.038-42
SRM (Color Range: 7
IBU's: 12-16 Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 3.8%

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

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Item # KIT105
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 8 LBS
ABV %3.8
Beer StyleBlonde & Kolsch
Ready to Drink Within2-4 Weeks
Alcohol ContentLow (3-5%)
BitternessLow (10-25ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodExtract
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will brew this in March
Joe S on Dec 19, 2019
Good price.
John M on Jul 15, 2019
will brew this in March
Joe S on Dec 19, 2019
Light beer for fantasy football draft
Dustin S on Aug 28, 2019
Good price.
John M on Jul 15, 2019
I always have this on tap. It is easy to drink for anyone who likes beer.
Joseph on Jul 9, 2019
Good beer for the summer. I Brew this for my friends that don't like a hoppie beer.
Robert T on Apr 30, 2019
I have already brewed this product once and has been requested for a birthday party.
Brittany C on Feb 5, 2019
Christmas Gift
Robert P on Dec 17, 2018
Looking to make a lighter ale for my second brewing attempt.
David A G on Sep 17, 2018
Low carbs
Mark Mitrowski on Aug 23, 2018
Going to do a shandy for some of my light beer drinking friends
Mark S on Apr 4, 2018
Going low carb and love beer so this is my best home brew option
Griffin B on Mar 5, 2018
Its a great beer for summer drinking
Jared J on Feb 7, 2018
Light beer for fantasy football draft
Dustin S on Aug 28, 2019
I always have this on tap. It is easy to drink for anyone who likes beer.
Joseph on Jul 9, 2019

4.5 / 5.0
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Glad I can say I tried it...
I picked this up when it was the Kit of the Week. Just for kicks I added rice extract to up the ABV. Came out much darker and sweeter than I thought it would. Tasted suprisingly like a Bud. I ended up just drinking it with lime to make it palatable for my taste. If you need an easy entry-level homebrew kit and you're used to drinking Bud then give this some consideration. If you're like me and already like craft beer then pass on it (even if it's KOTW) MoreBeer has waaaaaaay better kits catered to your taste.
May 15, 2019
Darker and Sweeter than I Thought
To me a "light Ale" is Bud Light. But this is my first home brew. It is slightly lighter in color than 805. It also has a sweetness to it that is a little too sweet for me personally. It does taste good though and is considered "delicious" by those whom have tasted it. I know they aren't just saying it to be nice as they go for round 3 and 4. it certainly has a lot of flavor for a light beer.
February 15, 2019
1 year ago
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February 18, 2019
Tyler W Staff
Light Ale
Very nice and drinkable!!!
January 5, 2019
1 year ago
Turned out much better then I was expecting. Will be doing this one again also
December 21, 2018
1 year ago
Made this for my father-in-law basic simple recipe turned out excellent.
May 7, 2018
1 year ago
Light Ale
I don't normally drink this type of beer but decided to make it for a party I was having with all of them being Bud Light drinkers. This beer went over very well with all of them. A nice light beer that is very easy to drink and actually has some flavor to it.
February 24, 2018
over 2 years ago
Pretty good for an extract kit.
Haven't done an extract kit in awhile, but this turned out very good and my friends loved it. Told them it was my own recipe.
February 17, 2018
over 2 years ago
Added extra oz of Citra hops at 15 mins came out really good smooth drinking lite beer
February 5, 2018
over 2 years ago
Love it!
I've made two batches of this kit and everyone that prefers a lighter brew has raved about it! I presently have a batch in the fermenter with1 oz additional Cascade hops. I will split that batch in half and will add Grapefruit zest in one for an even more intense cltris aroma. This beer will always occupy 1 of my 3 taps.
January 28, 2018
over 2 years ago
Good replacement for the big beer names
I've brewed 6 batches so far and this is not one I would normally have purchased but we were having a family get together and they are all Bud Light drinkers so I thought I would try this one to persuade them with something different. Only problem was I only had two weeks before the party so it spent one week in the fermentor and one week in the bottle which is the quickest I've ever done a batch from start to finish. I put a case in the refrigerator the morning of the party and when we opened the first one I was surprised to see it was very well carbonated already and everyone loved it. It is a very light, low alcohol beer with just a very slight citrus flavor. So slight in fact that it was even hard to notice it was there if you didn't really try to taste it. So overall it is a good replacement for those Bud Light drinkers who really don't like to have any flavor in their beer. This has some but just a hint but it is very drinkable.
December 3, 2017