Raw Material Source: Two-row spring barley (2009 harvest)
Product Characteristics: High degree of modification of both proteins and starches. Excellent friability. Low β-glucan values. Highly acidic. Highly malt-aromatic. Adds deep-amber to red-brown color, maltiness, body, and mouthfeel to finished beer. Promotes flavor stability.
Recommended Quantities:Up to 50% of total grain bill
Suitability (beer styles): Traditional Abbey Beers, Trapist Beers, Belge Specialty Beers. Blonde, Bruin Festival Beers, Amber, Ale, Faro, Fruit Beers
Moisture content: max. 4.5%
Extract (dry basis): min. 75.0%
Wort color: 40-50 EBC
Wort color: 16-19 °L
Anyone have experience with this malt? In particular, as a large part of the grist. I'm thinking of using as 30-45% for an abbey ale. The grains themselves look, smell and taste a lot more along the lines of a cross between Dingemans biscuit and aromatic malts, i.e. specialty malt.
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