Red Wheat Malt

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  • Regular price $1.80


Use as part or all of base malt in wheat beers.  Runs efficiently through the brewhouse even with slightly higher protein that 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 such as rice hulls for efficient lautering.

Suggested usage levels:

  •  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

Specifications:

  • Color Range °L : 2.3
  • Target Color °L : 2.3
  • Moisture % : 4
  • Protein Total % : 13
  • Extract FG Dry : 81
  • Max Usage Rate % : 100
  • Diastatic Power : 180
  • Organic : No
  • Origin : North America
  • Geography : Mid-West
  • Maltster : Briess