Type: Grain (Barley)
Category: Raw Malt
Flaked Barley is unmalted, cooked, and dried barley that has been rolled into flat flakes. It imparts a rich, grainy flavor to beer and is used in many stouts, particularly Irish stouts, enhancing head formation and foam stability.
Beer Styles Using: New England IPAs, Irish Stouts
Commercial Examples: Breiss Flaked Barley
Flaked Barley Brewing Values
These are the common ranges that we've seen with Flaked Barley 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 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 »
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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