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Pilsner Malt

Type: Grain (Barley)
Category: Base Malt

Pilsner Malt is a type of pale lager malt made from two-row spring barley that is always highly modified (i.e., good protein degradation) during malting and is kilned to an exceptionally blonde color value of no more than 2 Lovibond.

Pilsner Malt Brewing Values

These are the common ranges that we've seen with Pilsner 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 grains impart a pale straw color while higher values mean it will add a darker color to the wort. Learn more »
1.5-2 SRM
(1 - 2° 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.
75-140° Lintner
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.
37 ppg
(1.037 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.
100%

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