Ultralight Malt Extract (LME)

Ultralight Malt Extract (LME)

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Ultralight is one the lightest Malt Extract available anywhere and has a great malty, grain flavor. The color is so light because it is made from 100% 2-row base malt. Our manufacturer also uses a minimum amount of heat, and a slower evaporation to reduce the carmelization found in most other extracts. This extract is mashed around 152 degrees which results in beers with great malt flavor yet good fermentability.  We use it in a majority of our Recipe Kits.  It is unbeatable for light colored Pale Ales and amazing in IPA's where it lets the hops become the focus.  If you are making a darker beer you can simply steep darker specialty grains to obtain the flavor and color you are looking for.

Packaged in a special metallic, oxygen barrier bag that unlike plastic jugs does not allow any oxidation to occur. Does fresh extract make a difference? Decide for yourself!

We recommend customers store their extract in the refrigerator if they do not plan on using it within 8 weeks.

Sample Analysis:
Solids- 80% (+/- 1.0)
Fermentability- 80% (+/- 5)
SRM- 4.0-4.5

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Recipe called for it
Brad H on Apr 28, 2021
Good results in the past
Glennn S on Apr 9, 2021
Recipe called for it
Brad H on Apr 28, 2021
Previous purchase
Ken F on Apr 23, 2021
Good results in the past
Glennn S on Apr 9, 2021
gives me flexibility to vary beer recipes
helen y on Apr 8, 2021
Great when brewing wheat brews.
Stephen D on Mar 24, 2021
I use this for nearly all of my recipes becasue it is versatile and yields good results.
Randy F on Mar 2, 2021
Used it many times
Cliff Keller on Feb 20, 2021
Appears to be a good value
DOUGLAS M on Feb 18, 2021
extract brown ale.
John on Feb 9, 2021
It tastes good on pancakes
Chris c on Feb 5, 2021
Richard O on Jan 23, 2021
Mouse ate the extract out of the kit.
Chris M on Dec 28, 2020
to use as kicker
:Jeff W. on Dec 18, 2020
Recipe ingredient, previous purchases
Mark E on Dec 17, 2020
Want light color
Robert C on Nov 30, 2020
Good LME, good price.
Neil T on Nov 30, 2020
Convenience of not having to mill grains and mash
Daniel M on Nov 26, 2020
online recipe
Justin J on Nov 22, 2020
Previously used with good results
Meng L on Nov 13, 2020
excellent LME
Alby P on Nov 4, 2020
First time!
MICHAEL K on Oct 29, 2020
Hazy ipa recipe
Alex Lisenko on Sep 25, 2020
good stuff
Izzy S on Sep 15, 2020
Works for a variety of brews.
David R on Sep 12, 2020
Good base; easy to use
Deane D on Sep 10, 2020
I heard you didn't need a pilots license
Hunter H on Sep 2, 2020
I liked this malt in your Pliny kit
Merrill W on Sep 2, 2020
Wanted to bump up the alcohol content
David A on Aug 29, 2020
Instead of mashing base malt
Kevin B on Aug 12, 2020
Waited to long
Kevin C on Aug 6, 2020
For it’s ability to add more alcohol content to me beers
Shawn b on Jul 30, 2020
Ultralight, that them lil planes right?
Hunter H on Jul 17, 2020
Light malt for an easy brut IPA
Willow Feller on Jul 9, 2020
I've been buying this malt for years and love it.
Alby P on Jul 7, 2020
Clean base
Chris V on Jun 18, 2020
it is what we like to use
debbie g on Jun 2, 2020
Looks good
Matthew F on Jun 1, 2020
This is what I use in my recipe.
Thomas Gariety on May 26, 2020
Fresh flavor
Phil J on May 19, 2020
Mark W on May 2, 2020
This is what I need for my recipe
Thomas Gariety on Apr 30, 2020
Perfect extract paired with specialty grains
Joe Schilens on Apr 19, 2020
It's part of my recipe
Thomas Gariety on Apr 12, 2020
brewing bitters
Devon T on Apr 9, 2020
to make beer
Michael M on Apr 1, 2020
it is in the recipe
John R on Mar 31, 2020
Mark E on Mar 17, 2020
Replace a kit
Adam Peppas on Feb 21, 2020
It's what I always use
dave r on Feb 18, 2020
Perfect for my next recipe
Joseph on Feb 1, 2020
Previous purchase
Ken F on Apr 23, 2021
gives me flexibility to vary beer recipes
helen y on Apr 8, 2021
Looking for a ten pound option which my recipe calls for. Can you do this?
George Swindoll on Feb 13, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Hi George - Unfortunately, we do not offer a ten pound option. We do offer two 5 pounders though.

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Rated 5 out of 5
Good as Always
I have used Brewmaster Ultralight Malt Extract several times. The results are always good.
April 22, 2021
3 weeks ago
Rated 5 out of 5
great value
I use a partial-mash technique and this is a excellent low-cost base LME - I've made tasty pales, IPA's, brown ales, and fake bocks with this as the base. Every brew gets great compliments.
January 17, 2021
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
My go to LME when brewing Ales.
December 17, 2020
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great base for most beers
I mostly brew Light, IPA, Scottish shilling or Irish Red and once in a while a Belgian style but this LME is used in all those recipies
August 25, 2020
9 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
I like the nice malt character it lends to my session IPA! It balances well with my usual heavy doses of hops!
May 19, 2020
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great Results
I have had great results with this product. It helps to warm the LME bag in a warm water bath prior to adding it to the brew pot. Be sure to turn the heat completely off prior to adding the LME.
May 6, 2020
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great ingredients T a good price!
Excellent ingredients at a great price! Glad I found what I was looking for on their site.
May 3, 2020
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Excellent fermentation
Every batch of homebrew I concoct always has fast & quality fermentation. This LME is always fresh every rime I purchase it from MoreBeer. Salud
December 14, 2019
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great product Excellent service!
November 14, 2019
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
LME was fresh and light in color after the 60 min boil... I've had bad experiences before with old LME from other online retailers. The old LME gets the darker it gets
October 18, 2019
1 year ago