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Briess Roasted Barley

Briess Roasted Barley

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Contributes color and rich, sharp flavor characteristic of Stouts and some Porters. Impacts foam color.
BrandBriess Malting
TypeDark Roasted
Lovibond300 - 400 L
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Trying new things
Mark L on Apr 7, 2020
dark ale and stout
wayne mcgowan on Mar 26, 2020
Trying new things
Mark L on Apr 7, 2020
Thomas H on Mar 26, 2020
dark ale and stout
wayne mcgowan on Mar 26, 2020
Dramont W on Mar 17, 2020
An ingredient in my Porter recipe
Katherine H on Mar 16, 2020
Darris A on Mar 7, 2020
WILLIAM P on Mar 2, 2020
For an oak chocolate milk stout
Mallie on Feb 24, 2020
marco l on Feb 15, 2020
Making a Foreign Export Stout
Robert F G on Feb 14, 2020
American stout
John c on Feb 6, 2020
Oat stout
Ken K on Jan 20, 2020
For a Dry Irish Stout
Sean H on Jan 15, 2020
stocking up
debbie g on Jan 6, 2020
Recipe calls for it
Steve G on Dec 18, 2019
Used before
Bob P on Dec 12, 2019
Valued C on Dec 9, 2019
because I need it
Jim Wallace on Nov 22, 2019
Sean S on Nov 16, 2019
Color stout
Jonathan A on Nov 16, 2019
Joseph M on Nov 7, 2019
color and robust
Jamal E on Oct 19, 2019
brown ale
wayne mcgowan on Sep 17, 2019
Valued C on Sep 16, 2019
wayne mcgowan on Aug 28, 2019
Specific recipe
Valued C on Jul 25, 2019
It's an essential grain for my red ale.
Eddie M on Jun 22, 2019
called out for a Stout Recipe
Frank A on Mar 14, 2019
Goes well in Stouts
wayne mcgowan on Mar 13, 2019
Patrick B M on Mar 4, 2019
coffee porter
Scott Wilson F on Feb 21, 2019
Part of my oatmeal stout recipe
Adam on Feb 20, 2019
irish red ale recipe
Jesse M on Feb 15, 2019
for stout and color
Chuck B on Feb 11, 2019
Jonathan Vermillion on Jan 30, 2019
To make a dry Irish stout for St. Paddy's Day...!
John Baker on Jan 28, 2019
None available not milled
Kimberly O on Jan 17, 2019
price and availability
William F on Jan 10, 2019
price and availability
William F on Jan 10, 2019
General malt
Charles M on Jan 4, 2019
Was in recipe
PAUL C on Dec 29, 2018
Recipe for Irish Stout and a Porter
Bryan M on Dec 17, 2018
better than black roasted
Bob G on Nov 29, 2018
For my STOUT
Edward B on Nov 22, 2018
Valued C on Nov 17, 2018
Putting recipe together
Karl M on Nov 17, 2018
used it before like it in my recipe
Don W on Oct 4, 2018
Kentucky breakfast stout recipe
Alexander P on Oct 3, 2018
To use in a Porter.
Lester H on May 21, 2018
Dark lager
Tom F on May 17, 2018
Thomas H on Mar 26, 2020
Dramont W on Mar 17, 2020
Is black barley malted?
Mike Hoover on Dec 4, 2018

Following from HomeBrewTalk "Black Patent is indeed made from malt. Roasted Barley is made from unmalted barley. Roasted Barley and Black Patent give entirely different flavors. My suggestion is to go to your LHBS or local brewery and ask them to taste the grains.

Roasted Barley flavors can be described as dry, intensely bitter, roasty, chocolate and coffee. Black Patent malt has many of those flavors, but also is acrid, burnt and ashy.

Again, taste them side by side. The differences will be immediately apparent."

"I'm 99% sure that black barley and roasted barley is the same thing (highly roasted unmalted) aka, the thing required in Stout. Black patent is malted and used mostly in Porters."

Hope this helps.

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