BREWING MALT TYPES – CHARACTERISTICS TO KNOW

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Malt is the backbone of your beer. As a rule of thumb, the weight of malt needed accounts for 95 to 98% of the total weight of your dry ingredients. Without malt, there wouldn’t be any beer. Knowing your malt types is essential when brewing all grain. It’s also useful to understand what particular characteristics a given malt extract will impart your finished beer when brewing with an ingredient kit.

 

In this article, we’ll review

  • what are the BASIC CHARACTERISTICS of malt, and HOW MALT IS PRODUCED
  • what TYPES OF CEREAL VARIETIES may be used for malting
  • BASE MALTS, SPECIALTY MALTS and how to use them
  • brewing MALT TYPES – why CHOSING ORGANIC?

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