Liquid Malt Extract

Liquid Malt Extract

Liquid Malt Extract is manufactured when the evaporation process is eliminated from the manufacturing process. This is pale yellow powder which is sweet in taste. The brewing extract is available in different color levels that range from light to dark shades. The manufacturing process is done by various stages like liquefication of germinated grains, washing, filtering and evaporation.


Test Standard
Appearance A viscous liquid amber or yellowish brown in color. Free from any adulterants, off odor, foreign flavor and impurities.
Identification Positive for Carbohydrates
Taste Characteristic Malt and sweet taste free from any detectable foreign or off flavor I.e. not be sharp or bitter or sour tail.
Total Solid 78 to 82%
Protein (% w/w on dry basis) Min. 4%
Total Ash 1.3 to 1.7%
Acidity (% w/v solution) 1.40% max
PH( of 10% solution) 45.0 to 6.0
Reducing Sugar (%w/w as anhydrous maltose) Max. 60%
Specific Gravity (At 20 deg. C) 1.3 to 1.5
Starch Negative
Viscosity 60,000 to 2,00,000 cp
Microbial limit test.
SPC at 37 deg. C <10000 cfu/gm
Yeast &Moulds <50 cfu/gm
Coliforms Absent
Staphylococcus Aureus Absent
Salmonella Species Absent
Profile of Carbohydrates
Glucose (gm/100 gm) 3.9-8.6
Fructose (gm/100 gm) 0.4-2.0
Sucrose (gm/100 gm) 0.7-2.0
Maltose (gm/100 gm) 27.3-40

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