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Special Roast Malt

What it does :

Special Roast Malt is a light roasted specialty grain. It will provide a deep golden to brown color to your beer.

What it is:

Special Roast Malt is a barley malt that is black, or 50 Lovibond, in color. It has been lightly roasted after malting to develop a moderate color, flavor, and aroma.

Vital Statistics


Color (Lovibond):

45 - 55

Specific Gravity (SG):

1.035


Dosage:

Special Roast Malt can be 3-10 percent of your grist. Of course, the actual amount you need depends on the style of beer that you are making. Use our brewing calculators to compute the exact amount you need to achieve your specific original gravity and color targets.

Preparation:

To extract fermentable sugars from Special Roast Malt, you need to mash it with the base malts before boiling the resulting extract in the wort.

Related Links

Malt Extract Gravity and Color
Final Gravity Prediction
Brewing Process Efficiency
Grain Bill
Bottle Priming
Special Roast Malt