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Hi all

I see coopers stocks light malt extract in a can and light dry malt in a box 

Are these interchangeable in the recipes on this site or are they apples vs oranges

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Not entirely interchangeable. LME has a higher percentage of water compared to DME. I forget how much exactly but LME = DME x 0.8 or something like that 

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7 minutes ago, Dr. Hackenbushel said:

Not entirely interchangeable. LME has a higher percentage of water compared to DME. I forget how much exactly but LME = DME x 0.8 or something like that 

DME = LME x 0.8

So 1kg DME = 1.25kg LME

and

1.5kg LME = 1.2kg DME

Edited by Hairy
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11 minutes ago, Dr. Hackenbushel said:

Check your math. 

LME = DME x 0.8

1.5 = 1.5 x 0.8 = 1.25

Nothing wrong with Hairy's math.

1.5 x 0.8 = 1.2

Back to the drawing board Doc. 😉

Cheers,

Lusty.

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1 hour ago, Dr. Hackenbushel said:

Check your math. 

LME = DME x 0.8

1.5 = 1.5 x 0.8 = 1.25

Leaving out the numbers, the equation is incorrect. The conversions should be:

DME = LME x 0.8

LME = DME / 0.8

All good. I had to triple check it to make sure (and I am still nervous hitting Submit Reply)

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Yeah I was just thinking of the cost involved of 1 vs the other if they're the same thing

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