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Flaked Corn (Maize)

Type: Grain (Corn)
Category: Raw Malt

Flaked Maize often called flaked corn adds mild, neutral flavor in small amounts, moderate sweetness at higher percentages. The use of it lightens color and body of the final beer.

Beer Styles Using: English Bitters, Light American Pilsners

Commercial Examples: Breiss Flaked Yellow Corn, Ceratex Corn Flaked Maize

Flaked Corn (Maize) Brewing Values

These are the common ranges that we've seen with Flaked Corn (Maize) 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 SRM
(1° 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.
40 ppg
(1.040 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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