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What it does :
Brown Malt is a light roasted specialty grain. It will provide a dry, biscuit flavor to your beer.
What it is:
Brown Malt is a barley malt that is black, or 65 Lovibond, in color. It has been lightly roasted after malting to develop a moderate color, flavor, and aroma.
Brown Malt can be 2-20 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.
To extract fermentable sugars from Brown Malt, you need to mash it with the base malts before boiling the resulting extract in the wort.
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