Briess Mesquite Smoked Malt 5L

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Malt Type: Specialty / Smoked Malt
Grain Origin: North America
Wort Color: 3.5 °Lovibond
Protein: 12%
Moisture: 6.0% max.
Extract (dry): 80.5%
Diastatic Power: 140
Usage: 5-60%



Malt style: Smoked Malt

Flavor: Pronounced smoke, Upfront earthy mesquite, Slightly sweet (less sweet than Briess Cherry Wood Smoked Malt), Smooth. Mesquite Smoked Malt delivers a mellow mesquite smoke flavor without the harshness that mesquite can deliver. This toned down flavor is achieved through a blend of mesquite and other hardwoods.

Aroma: Smooth smoke



  • Produced using mesquite wood.

  • The result is an unique, enzyme-active specialty malt that contributes pronounced smoke and upfront earthy mesquite flavor with some sweetness and is surprisingly smooth.

  • Use in a variety of beer styles to develop complexity or rich, robust smoky flavor:

    • Scottish Ales
    • Smoked Beer
    • Porters
    • Bamberger Beer o Rauch Bock
  • Produced in the U.S.A. from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row malting varieties.
  • 5-10%: Noticeable smoke character in lighter styles such as Scottish Ales and Oktoberfests.
  • 10-20%: Pronounced smoke character in lighter styles like Scottish Ales and Oktoberfests.
  • 30-60%: Noticeable to pronounced smoke character in darker styles like Stouts and Porters.
  • Briess Mesquite Smoked Malt delivers pronounced smoke flavor. We recommend limiting usage to 60% of the grist.