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Pilsner Malt Extract (LME)

Pilsner Malt Extract (LME)

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Made from Pilsner style 2-row malt with added Carapils for body this extract is absolutely perfect as the base for any lager, especially German lagers and Czech Pilsners. Our Pilsner Malt Extract is also a our first choice for Belgian style beers. This is the most fermentable malt extract we sell so you if you are looking for dry beer with a crisp finish and less residual maltiness this is your best choice. This also the lightest malt extract we sell as you can see in the photo. 

Pilsner malt extract is the most fragile malt extract because aging and exposure to high temperature will darken it and change the flavor.  Packaged in oxygen barrier foil bags that keep the extract from oxidizing. Does fresh extract make a difference ...decide for yourself!

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

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To boost alcohol content
Brian A M on Aug 18, 2022
I see this sight pop up a lot and wanted to experience the quality.
Pantaleon M on Jun 21, 2022
To boost alcohol content
Brian A M on Aug 18, 2022
Closest to what recipe calls for
Matthew P M on Jul 12, 2022
I see this sight pop up a lot and wanted to experience the quality.
Pantaleon M on Jun 21, 2022
For Mexican lager
Curtis N on May 10, 2022
To add ABV for wheat beer
James S on May 5, 2022
Good value. Wanted a lighter color for a cream ale.
Thomas Gariety on Mar 10, 2022
Saw a bird fly by my window and felt compelled to buy it.
Benedict V on Feb 22, 2022
Wanted a light color
Joel K on Jan 27, 2022
Recipe
Dan H on Jan 27, 2022
I accidentally added the malt from one kit to another. Need more
Brian A M on Dec 16, 2021
For use in my extract brewing recipe
Bryan M on Dec 1, 2021
good base for extract and partial mash recipes
Andrew D on Aug 21, 2021
Amazing price!
Max S on Jul 8, 2021
It's a great base malt for my summertime IPA.
Tom K on Jun 17, 2021
To make a Budvar lager
Andrew S on Apr 20, 2021
Excellent Pilsner malt extract
BW on Mar 26, 2021
yeast gotta eat yo
william G on Feb 3, 2021
hazy ipa
Randy S Akam on Dec 12, 2020
light
bob a on Dec 3, 2020
light
bob a on Dec 3, 2020
Easy choice for a 5 gallon quick extract batch - great for ales as well as pilsners.
Daniel B on Nov 18, 2020
need it
Jim S on Oct 23, 2020
Brewed a Pilsner before, was a big hit at football parties.
Mark M. S on Oct 14, 2020
Want to brew a light SMaSH.
Booger on Sep 18, 2020
Son, only judge a man by his Pilsner
Hunter H on Sep 2, 2020
Re ipe
Thomas D on Aug 31, 2020
price
Michael on Aug 12, 2020
I like Pilen Bier!
James McCord on Jun 19, 2020
Saison
VINCENT B on Jun 3, 2020
need
John R on Jun 2, 2020
Like it
Matthew F on Jun 1, 2020
variety
Mark W on May 2, 2020
Beer recipe I like
Mark L on Apr 7, 2020
ingredients
Carolyn B on Mar 18, 2020
Extract brewing
William B on Jan 16, 2020
new to me
mark m on Jan 6, 2020
Reviews
troy s on Dec 31, 2019
Wanted the lightest extract possible.
Christopher Thomas R on Dec 21, 2019
Trying a new recipe.
Mark M. S on Nov 20, 2019
Midnight snack
Cameron D K on Nov 12, 2019
Making lager!
Mark K on Nov 8, 2019
Brewing a belgian holiday beer
Patrick G on Oct 14, 2019
Play Ale
Christopher V on Oct 3, 2019
A great malt extract
Matt N on Sep 11, 2019
Making beer
Robert Percifield on Aug 28, 2019
Not available locally
dan m on Jul 23, 2019
To make beer
Robert Percifield on Jul 17, 2019
Lightest LME available
Mark W on May 16, 2019
First thing that popped up
Robert P on Apr 30, 2019
Need for an extract brewing demo for AHA Big Brew Day
Mary McCloud on Apr 29, 2019
Closest to what recipe calls for
Matthew P M on Jul 12, 2022
For Mexican lager
Curtis N on May 10, 2022
How fresh is your LME?
James Folkers on Apr 22, 2020
BEST ANSWER: We always make sure to keep our LME as fresh as possible. We get deliveries of fresh extract every month and always cycle through all of our stock on a FIFO basis.
Ordered 12lbs of Pilsner extract. received it and used it 2 weeks later. When putting it into my boil, it was really dark. Does the malts not last very long before they Darken?
Chris Padilla on Aug 2, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hi Chris - It should last longer than 2 weeks. How did the final result turn out?
Reviews

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Rated 3 out of 5
Meh.
Meh. Nothing special, definitely use with specialty steeping malts. Doesn't stand up as an all extract brew.
August 9, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 4 out of 5
the malt is fine. i don't like the pouches.
April 4, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Lager Malt extract
It’s fermenting nicely in the garage! Good clean lager base.
November 22, 2019
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Wonderful reliable malt
Great reliable malt. Reliable pale color. Making a cream ale.
March 5, 2019
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Fast shipping as advertised.
March 2, 2018
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
very easy to use in foiled bags rather than cans
January 22, 2018
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great
I used this as 7 out of 8 pounds in a New England style session IPA.

It came out straw gold (even with the other pound being an amber DME) and I won first place for style and people's choice at my club's competition. We (including myself) are all grain brewers, some bjcp judges (including myself), and there were some pro-brewers judging as well. I wanted to show that a 100% extract beer could win- and it did!
January 23, 2017
Rated 5 out of 5
Another Satisfied Customer
Used it in Kolsch, came out very nice. Good flavor, good color, no complaints.
May 12, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5
Exellent
This is my go to extract now. Finishes clean and light.
Great for light lagers.
March 20, 2015