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Peat Smoked Malt

Type: Grain (Barley)
Category: Base Malt

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Typically used in the production of Scottish Ales and in smaller amounts it will add a pleasant smoky aroma and flavor. If used in excess it will give off a medicinal/band aid character when used in more than 10%

Commercial Examples: Heavy Peated Malt

Peat Smoked Malt Brewing Values

These are the common ranges that we've seen with Peat Smoked 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 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 »
(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.
120° Lintner
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.
37.5 ppg
(1.038 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.

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