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Base/Specialty Base Malts


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Briess base/specialty base malts from are produced from North American, AMBA-approved malting barley varieties. Briess malts both 2-Row and 6-Row barley so you have more flexibility in recipe formulation. Visit The Row Less Traveled about the differences between 2-Row and 6-Row Malts.

Base Malts

2-Row Brewers Malt

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Lovibond

Flavor

Unique Characteristics/Applications

1.8

Clean,
sweet,
mild malty

DP 140. Base malt for all beer styles.
Contributes light straw color.
Slightly higher yield than 6-Row Malt.
Slightly lower protein than 6-Row Malt.
Malted in small batches, making it an excellent fit for small batch craft brewing.

6-Row Brewers Malt

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Lovibond

Flavor

Unique Characteristics/Applications

1.8

Mild,
grainy malty

DP 180. Base malt for all beer styles.
Contributes light straw color.
More husk than 2-Row Malt.
Higher enzymes than 2-Row malt.
Well suited for high adjunct brewing.

Pilsen Malt

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Lovibond

Flavor

Unique Characteristics/Applications

1.2

Clean,
sweet,
delicate malty flavor

DP 140. Lightest colored base malt available.
Produces very light colored, clean, crisp wort.
Use as 2-Row base malt for all beer styles.
Excellent choice for lagers.
Allows the full flavor of specialty malts to shine through.

Pale Ale Malt

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Lovibond

Flavor

Unique Characteristics/Applications

3.5

Rich malt flavor,
hints of biscuit
and nutlike
flavors

DP 85. Use as a rich malty 2-Row base malt.
Contributes golden color.
A fully modified, high extract, low protein malt.
Not just a darker 2-Row Base Malt. Its very unique recipe results in the development of a very unique flavor.
Sufficient enzymes to suport the inclusion of event the most demanding specialty malts without extending the brewing cycle.

Goldpils® Vienna

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Lovibond

Flavor

Unique Characteristics/Applications

3.5

Rich malty,
hint of biscuit,
finishes
exceptionally
clean

DP 80. Use as a base malt or high percentage specialty malt.
Contributes light golden hues.
Typically used in Vienna, Oktoberfest and Marzen beers.
Use in any beer for rich malty flavor.

Vienna

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Lovibond

Flavor

Unique Characteristics/Applications

3.5

Slightly malty,
warm with a light biscuit note

DP 130. Use as a base malt or high percentage specialty malt.
Contributes hues learning toward golden/light orange.
Typically used in Vienna, Oktoberfest, Marzen, Alt and all dark lagers.

Ashburne® Mild Malt

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Lovibond

Flavor

Unique Characteristics/Applications

5.3

Slight malty and
sweet with a
subtle toasty
note

DP 65. 2-Row specialty base malt.
Use as a base malt or high percentage specialty malt.
Typically used in Mild Ale, Brown Ale, Belgian Ale and Barley Wine.
Slightly darker with a higher dextrin level than Pale Ale Malt.
Will lend a higher residual maltiness/ mouthfeel.


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