Pale Ale Dry Malt Extract (DME)

Pale Ale Dry Malt Extract (DME)

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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.

Pale Ale DME: 100% Pale Ale Malt; Water

Pale Ale is a flavorful and unique DME available from Briess. A rich malty flavor with hints of nuts and biscuit, it can be used in the production of most beer styles, either as a base or to boost gravity.  The proprietary malting process creates a malt extract that is not only darker than golden light, but one that is rich and complex.

Typical Analysis:

  • Color: 6.0º Lovibond 
  • Fermentability: 75%
  • Solids: 97%
  • 1.043 PPG
California Recipients: See Proposition 65 Information
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yeast starters
Ronald M on Jul 17, 2019
All the pale ale
Winslow J on Jun 12, 2019
yeast starters
Ronald M on Jul 17, 2019
Yeast starter
Joe M on Jun 20, 2019
All the pale ale
Winslow J on Jun 12, 2019
Need it for starters, use 2-row as my base malt
Jonathan O on May 25, 2019
Making starter and bottling
Russell F on May 22, 2019
Making yeast starters
Peter S on May 13, 2019
Morebeer has the best price/shipping on DME.
John F on May 7, 2019
Richard Hencken on May 4, 2019
Forgot to order it on previous order
Steve D on May 1, 2019
Need basic starter
Tim S on May 1, 2019
Aaron G on May 1, 2019
For extract brewing
Craig Peacock on Apr 27, 2019
Brian C on Apr 16, 2019
Yeast starter.
Jim K on Apr 15, 2019
For yeast starter
John Burke on Apr 4, 2019
To make a yeast starter
Andrew M on Apr 4, 2019
I like pale ales
Steve H on Mar 30, 2019
Had good success in the past
Dave M on Mar 23, 2019
KYLE K on Mar 5, 2019
Gotta keep some of this on hand for gravity corrections..
Curtis Pastor on Mar 5, 2019
To make a starter yeast.
Ken S on Feb 26, 2019
CHRIS R on Jan 29, 2019
for an IPA
Ronald K on Jan 24, 2019
make yeast starter
Steven T on Jan 15, 2019
It's delicious
Brian Anderson on Jan 15, 2019
Decent price on PA DME.
MICHAEL W on Jan 3, 2019
yeast ranching
Jim Wallace on Dec 14, 2018
Just a trial
John on Dec 12, 2018
Supplies to brew in Africa
Nathan C on Dec 4, 2018
making a starter 1# malt 1 gal water, I get 2 1.5l flask for stir plate
Jacob Z on Dec 3, 2018
Supplies to brew in Africa
Nathan C on Dec 3, 2018
for starter yeast
john k on Dec 1, 2018
I used dry malt extract to make my yeast starter
Martin W on Nov 17, 2018
I use this to make yeast starters
Ryan K on Oct 12, 2018
Because I need it...
Blaine M on Oct 11, 2018
Great for yeast starters
Benjamin Steffen on Oct 10, 2018
A favorite of mine
William H. B on Oct 4, 2018
I use this for my yeast starters
William Howard on Aug 29, 2018
To tweek an existing recipe and to increase batch size
Richard Mortimer on Aug 23, 2018
yeast starters
Nick S on Aug 21, 2018
For my next batch of ale.
BJ B on Aug 7, 2018
My recipe for a vanilla winter ale required it.
Kaman H on Jul 28, 2018
super good for yeast starter
Lloyd M on Jul 24, 2018
I need DME for yeast starters.
Alvin W on Jul 13, 2018
to make yeast starters
Alan C on Jun 28, 2018
to make a starter.
Jennifer Lynn Fisher on Jun 26, 2018
Great product
Jimmie J B on Jun 26, 2018
Yeast starter
Michael M on Jun 26, 2018
Additional gravity for a double/imperial IPA
Sweet Mily M on Jun 26, 2018
to brew
Benjamin K on Jun 13, 2018
Yeast starter
Joe M on Jun 20, 2019
Need it for starters, use 2-row as my base malt
Jonathan O on May 25, 2019

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Does exactly what it's supposed to.
November 4, 2018
10 months ago
Must have inventory for any home brewer
I use this mostly for yeast starters but always keep 3-5lbs on hand for when my mash decides to come up short. I hate it when that happens. Powdery brew day insurance ftw. Moorebeer packages in a nice thick multiple-mil bag. Once you open it, you'll want to reseal that bad boy or it will pull all the moisture out of the air and turn to hard candy. I recommend one of those vacuum sealer food bag systems.
October 14, 2018
1 year ago
Good for a starter
I use this for yeast starters. For this purpose, it's perfect.
June 30, 2018
1 year ago
A little here. A little there.
I pitch my yeast the day before I brew. I use this for my ale yeast pitch and a lil kick extra in the boil too. Works like a champ!
June 8, 2018
1 year ago
the start of something great !
Love the fact that these DME's come in the half pound size in all varieties. I use these to start my yeast for my 10 gal ,yield, all grain batches of beer. Starting the yeast in a flask on the stir plate gets things off to the races quickly and I have never had a failure, due to starting the yeast proofs the viability.
March 27, 2018
1 year ago
I used this to make a Belgian Pale ale. The ale turned out quite tasty.
March 26, 2018
1 year ago
great to always have in inventory, good for yeast starter and OG booster
February 18, 2018
1 year ago
I suppose it is as good an extract as all the rest. Handy to have for yeast starters and such. Can't live without it.
February 9, 2018
1 year ago
Great for making yeast starters.
I boil 1 liter of water with 100 grams of DME for 10 minutes, then cool to 70 F, pour into a sanitized 1 gallon jug, add yeast, cover with sanitized nylon mesh and loose aluminum foil, and put on a stir plate for about 24 hours. This gives me a liter of good starter for my next batch of beer. It has worked very well.
February 7, 2018
1 year ago
Good Stuff!
Made my Ales disappear faster than usual :-)
February 2, 2018
1 year ago