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2-Row Malt - Briess Malting

2-Row Malt - Briess Malting

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1.8° L - Briess Brewers 2-Row is a fantastic base malt that can be used for all beer styles. Briess 2-row contributes a clean, sweet, and slightly malty character along with a light straw color. Briess Brewers Malt is malted in Wisconsin in small batches and is an excellent fit for all ales. Use this the same as you would any 2 row base malt and expect amazing results in your glass.

Briess is an American malting company that is vertically integrated with seed facilities, barley collection facilities, and direct relationships with farmers in the state of Wyoming. In this region malt is flood irrigated so that it does not have to rely on rainfall. This has the benefits of quality and consistency for you the brewer. Malt that is flood irrigated is lighter in color since the barley heads see very little rain. The flood irrigation is also consistent and reliable so Briess sees less variability in their malt from year to year. 

MoreBeer! visited the Briess malting facilities in Wisconsin and this is a true American company that is still privately held by the Briess family. The late Roger Briess was a huge supporter of homebrewing and attended and sponsored homebrewing events. Yes we like the malt and also the company!   

 

If this malt is currently out of stock or you'd like to try out a different maltster, please see the substitution chart below.

Viking Malt - 2-Row Xtra Pale GR941
Great Western Malting - Premium 2-Row GR300
Rahr Malting - 2-Row GR304
Canada Malting - 2-Row GR642

 

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Making a Red Ale
Jeremy W on Aug 8, 2022
First time all grain brew. Have used briess in past with good results
Donald E on Aug 2, 2022
Making a Red Ale
Jeremy W on Aug 8, 2022
pale ale
Douglas F on Aug 3, 2022
First time all grain brew. Have used briess in past with good results
Donald E on Aug 2, 2022
Making beer
steve m on Jul 31, 2022
The price and I know the quality of the product.
Matthew B on Jul 28, 2022
The price and I know the quality of the product.
Matthew B on Jul 28, 2022
need to clean new grain mill :)
Sandford R on Jul 27, 2022
My go to base malt.
Walter E on Jul 8, 2022
I usually go with pale ale malt, thought I'd lighten things up a bit
Barak N on Jul 6, 2022
Good clean base malt not funny after taste like you get with some of the base malts.
Jeremy R on Jun 24, 2022
Use it all the time
Richard S on Jun 23, 2022
To make a smash beer
James K on Jun 23, 2022
base malt
Joseph E on Jun 23, 2022
Beer recipe
Robby P on Jun 23, 2022
Tree House Julius Clone
Jake B on Jun 20, 2022
my go to
Ernesto T on Jun 14, 2022
American wheat ale
Jody Detillier on Jun 11, 2022
best choice
bryan s on Jun 10, 2022
Good base grain.
Kevin B on Jun 10, 2022
add a little fermentable to the Lunar kit
A N on Jun 9, 2022
base malt
Locke on Jun 8, 2022
I use it in everything, doesn't everyone?
John V on Jun 2, 2022
Great price and availability!
Barry M on Jun 2, 2022
to add ABV to a dark wheat beer
Lynn G on Jun 2, 2022
to make beer
Theresa F on Jun 1, 2022
My goto base malt.
John M on Jun 1, 2022
Pale ale
Seth C on May 30, 2022
Like
Ronald D on May 23, 2022
My self
Vyacheslav K on May 21, 2022
For IPAs, Pale Ales and Cream Ales
Jeff Leepard on May 14, 2022
stocking the shelves
STEVE F on May 13, 2022
need more good price
ADAM E on May 12, 2022
Brewing a Honey wheat
Jerod W on May 10, 2022
very good base grain
Robert C on May 3, 2022
To make beer
Joel R on May 3, 2022
tha best
Daniel Z on May 2, 2022
to make beer
david r on May 2, 2022
To make beer
Morgan B E on Apr 27, 2022
2 row goes in everything
Jessica A B on Apr 23, 2022
suggested grain for IPA
Rasheeda S on Apr 20, 2022
Great base malt
John H on Apr 20, 2022
Quality
Albert N on Apr 16, 2022
Base for any beer style. Super versatile.
Benjamin G on Apr 15, 2022
Recipe
Curtis J on Apr 12, 2022
price
Chris K on Apr 8, 2022
Great base malt
Charles Z on Apr 7, 2022
Have always used it for consistent results
Mark on Apr 7, 2022
Should be good for my corn shine
Jeffrey H on Mar 31, 2022
Recipe
Greg B on Mar 30, 2022
used it before
leroy r on Mar 28, 2022
pale ale
Douglas F on Aug 3, 2022
Making beer
steve m on Jul 31, 2022
Will a 50# bag fit in a 5-gallon bucket for storage?
Russ Ballard on Oct 27, 2018
BEST ANSWER: 5 gallon bucket will hold approx 25 lbs of grain
can 2 row malt Briess malt be used in distilling of a all grain mash ?
Guy Schlak on Feb 26, 2022
BEST ANSWER: YES ...IT HAS THE NEEDED ENZYMES TO CONVERT CORN MASH OR IN TH E MAKING OF SCOTCH IF PEATED (SIMPLE ANSWER)
Reviews

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Rated 5 out of 5
Fast
Great profit with fast delivery
July 25, 2022
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Briess 2 row.
Great base malt for a variety of beer styles.
May 26, 2022
Purchased
2 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Smash it
Great for SMASH! Brewed a golden ale with it!
More beer is more fun
More beer is more fun
May 25, 2022
Purchased
3 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Will be buying again
Very fresh , added great flavor to my mash
April 25, 2022
Purchased
4 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Good malt value
Good malt. good packaging. Good value
June 19, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Would recommend to anyone for distilling.
Converted easily and fermented out dry.
June 16, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Product as described
Bought to increase overall gravity during mash process. No complaints.
June 3, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Excellent product with a great flavor and aroma with lots of diastatic power
May 1, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Solid
This is my go to base malt for most of the American style beers I make. It is always consistent and reliable for whatever recipe I throw it in where I want a clean light taste to my creation. Add some Pale Malt to get a bit more flavor and mouth feel to what you want and this malt just fills in the blanks for you.
January 21, 2021
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Perfect 2-row
Would always recommend briess 2-row. This is the best 2-row for hitting your pre boil expected gravity. Never fails
December 31, 2020
Purchased
1 year ago