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Acidulated Malt

Type: Grain (Barley)
Category: Base Malt

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Use of Acidulated Malt can lower wort pH resulting in better mash efficiency, intensified fermentation, lighter color, improved flavor stability and enhanced flavor.

Beer Styles Using: Stouts, Wheat Beers, Lambics

Commercial Examples: Weyermann Acidulated, BestMalz Acidulated Malt, PlatinumSwaen Sauer Malt

Acidulated Malt Brewing Values

These are the common ranges that we've seen with Acidulated Malt over the years. Each manufacturer can have slightly different qualities, so these ranges are based on a combination and average.

This product must be added into the mash to be effective.

SRM
SRM is a scale for measuring the color intensity of a beer. Low SRM values indicate a pale straw color while higher values mean the style should have a darker color. Learn more »
1.5-3 SRM
(1 - 3° Lovibond)
Diastatic Power
Diastatic power (DP) is a measurement of a malted grain's enzymes, which are responsible for converting the grain's starches into sugar during mashing.
PPG
PPG measures the maximum starting gravity (SG) of the fermentable in points/pound/gallon. This can differ based on your mash efficiency and the amount of wort collected.
27 ppg
(1.027 SG)
Batch Max
Certain grains and adjuncts should only be used below a maximum percentage of the grain bill. Exceeding this can cause off flavors or poor mash efficiency.
10%

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