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Amber Malt

What it does :

Amber Malt is a light roasted specialty grain. It will provide a pleasant biscuit, coffee flavor to your beer.

What it is:

Amber Malt is a barley pale ale malt that has been roasted by maltsters to modify the color and flavor.

Vital Statistics


Color (Lovibond):

35

Specific Gravity (SG):

1.032


Dosage:

Amber Malt is a base malt and can be 5-10 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 Amber Malt, you need to mash it with the base malts before boiling the resulting extract in the wort.

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