Briess Red Wheat Malt 2.3L
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$ 0.12

Malt Type: Wheat Malt
Grain Origin: North America
Wort Color: 2.3 °Lovibond
Protein: 13.0%
Moisture: 4.0% max.
Extract (dry): 79% max.
Diastatic Power: 180
Usage: 5-40% 

 

FLAVOR & COLOR CONTRIBUTIONS

Malt style: Wheat Malt

Flavor: Creamy, sweet, malty, wheat flour.

Color: Contributes light straw color.

CHARACTERISTICS / APPLICATIONS

  • Use as part or all of base malt in wheat beers

  • Runs efficiently through the brewhouse even with slightly higher protein than White Wheat Malt

  • Often used in Hefeweizen and other traditional wheat styles due to a distinctive, characteristic wheat flour flavor

  • When using more than 50% consider using a filtering aid for efficient lautering

  • 5% Improves head and head retention in any beer style

  • 10-20% Kolsch

  • 30-40% Use with raw wheat or wheat flakes in traditional Belgian Wit, Common usage rate in wheat beers.