Type: Grain (Barley)
Category: Roasted Malt
Black malt (sometimes called black patent malt) is made from fully-modified pale malt, containing around 5% moisture that adds an acird or bitterness to your brew.
Black Malt Brewing Values
These are the common ranges that we've seen with Black Malt over the years. Each manufacturer can have slightly different qualities, so these ranges are based on a combination and average.
SRM is a scale for measuring the color intensity of a beer. Low SRM grains impart a pale straw color while higher values mean it will add a darker color to the wort. Learn more »
(297 - 371° Lovibond)
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 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.
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.
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