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Roasted Barley

Type: Grain (Barley)
Category: Roasted Malt

Roasted Barley is used in the production of dry or bitter Stouts and other dark beers, or for the careful adjustment of Pilsen beer colours.

Roasted Barley Brewing Values

These are the common ranges that we've seen with Roasted Barley over the years. Each manufacturer can have slightly different qualities, so these ranges are based on a combination and average.

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 »
300-500 SRM
(223 - 371° 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.
30 ppg
(1.030 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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