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Lack of information in shop on extracts (pppg)

I have a few recipes I’m wanting to try out I got from a friend, and most are partial extract brews. Some call for DME and some LME. I may want to switch out one for the other, I know the main rule for conversion is

DME = 0.80 LME

LME = 1.20 DME

But I know I’ve seen extracts given a “points per pound per gallon” (pppg) normally in range of the 40’s if I remember correctly. I do see some extracts with a “8L, 1.036 ppg” but only on some and been not able to find exactly what that means listed on this website( diluted to 8 liters will have a gravity of 1.036?). Just wondering for the lack of uniformity in your descriptions.

I really like the website, just would like more information on what your selling. I like knowing the numbers when dreaming up new brews.

This forum is for enthusiasts really. The NB staff really doesn’t monitor the site other than moderating. If you ever have an issue call them up or send an email directly to customer service.
This is a non issue anyways and you need to branch out on your researching skills a touch. There is way too much free information avalible to homebrewers these days simply google your questions or ask a peer on this or other foums. That being said you should be using any one of the free brewing suites that have typical LME/DME values and/ or you can input the values yourself and then formulate recipes.

Although I have the direct answer for you today:
You can view the answer to your question plus more at the producers site.
Well the majority of extracts they sell. If you want to see muntons or other your on your own.

http://www.brewingwithbriess.com/Produc ... ilsenLight

Thanks, for the fast answer. :cheers:

Main reason is the recipes call for canned extract and I refuse to use anything canned that may use BPA plastic and not sure if they do or not.

BTW, Here are two/ three websites that are a mandatory read. So I will give your research a boost right away.
First and foremost:

http://www.howtobrew.com

Secondly:

http://www.mrmalty.com

Specificlly this article first:

http://www.mrmalty.com/pitching.php

Then:

http://www.mrmalty.com/starter_faq.php

This is a good chart that tells you about yeast strain possible orgins:

http://www.mrmalty.com/yeast.htm

Finally this is a yeast usage calculator that is invaluable:

http://www.mrmalty.com/calc/calc.html

Then after some time this site can be helpful also with recipe calcs and other yeast calcs etc…

http://www.brewersfriend.com
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