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MaltGems™ Malt - Briess Malting

MaltGems™ Malt - Briess Malting

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1.8 °L - Briess MaltGems™ is crafted by removing the majority of husk, fine grit, and flour from Synergy Select Pilsen Malt. What remains after this process is the Heart of the Malt that can be lautered like a traditional brewer’s grind to deliver exceptional performance. This innovative product reveals true malt flavors without bitter, astringent qualities present with other malts, which is only possible through elimination of husk-based polyphenols. Synergy Select Pilsen Malt is a true European-style Pilsen Malt, which is rich in flavor, high in extract, and low in protein with moderate enzymes and FAN. MaltGems™ Pilsen Malt has a balanced taste with notes of bread, cracker, and honey, along with a remarkably clean finish.

MaltGems™ comes pre-milled and dehusked.

Features & Benefits:

  • Clean malt flavor resulting from husk removal
  • Exceptional lautering & performance
  • Crafted from premium European-style Pilsen Malt
  • Well-rounded base malt flavor
  • Moderate enzymes & FAN for control & consistency
  • High extract due to Synergy Select Pilsen Malt base
  • Allows 20% greater grist loading for increased throughput & higher gravity options due to lack of flour & water-binding husk
  • AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Synergy barley

Malt Specifications:

Moisture % - max. 4.4
Extract fine % - dm min. 83.3
Color °L - 1.8
Protein % dm - max. 10.9
 
 
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Great for making imperial IPAs in the Foundry.
Joseph W L on Apr 11, 2022
Tried it before and had good results. Enough for 2 10 gallon batches.
Steven chard on Nov 18, 2021
Great for making imperial IPAs in the Foundry.
Joseph W L on Apr 11, 2022
It's absolutely delicious .
christopher l myers on Jan 8, 2022
Tried it before and had good results. Enough for 2 10 gallon batches.
Steven chard on Nov 18, 2021
My work uses Briess Malt
Matthew B on Nov 11, 2021
My work uses Briess Malt
Matthew B on Nov 11, 2021
Nice light base
Kenny W on Sep 9, 2021
Need it
Brian G on Jul 23, 2021
Need it
Brian G on Jul 23, 2021
because it makes a wonderful Kolsch
Richard Schmittdiel on Jun 26, 2021
I have a Spidel Brewmaster this may give me more room in the malt cartridge. .
Brian Martin on Jun 15, 2021
Heard positive things and decided to give it a try for myself.
Steven chard on Mar 11, 2021
To make Sam Adams 1776 clone
Nicholas C on Feb 17, 2021
It's absolutely delicious .
christopher l myers on Jan 8, 2022
My work uses Briess Malt
Matthew B on Nov 11, 2021
Since the husk is removed what is the conversion since there will be some weight loss?
Brian Martin on Jun 13, 2021
BEST ANSWER: The husks of the grain really don't weigh that much overall and they're not contributing any amount of fermentables or proteins. It's not that important to consider them when converting recipes to this new type of grain.
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Rated 5 out of 5
New go to!
Great stuff! Just try it and you won’t look back
Made the cleanest Pilsner using only 8lb of Maltgems instead of the usual 11 lbs of Pilsner malt.
Made the cleanest Pilsner using only 8lb of Maltgems instead of the usual 11 lbs of Pilsner malt.
April 12, 2022
Purchased
5 months ago
Rated 3 out of 5
Makes good beer, but milled too fine for my system
I bought 2 50# bags of this when it first came out, before I realized it was pre milled, I always mill my own. But managed to make it work with by modifying mash tun false bottom with screen. I recently bought another 20#s since I like the lagers I made with it before, but this time it was milled even finer and it clogged my rig, making for PITA brew day.

Might be a good choice for BIAB brewers though, the flavor is very good.
April 6, 2022
Purchased
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
fantastic base malt
great flavor and extraction. ridiculous efficiencies with this
February 14, 2022
Purchased
10 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Very convenient way to increase grains for BIAB brewing
Have used these Pilsen Maltgems twice and have been very happy with the ease of use (no milling required) and increase in amount of grains that can be used with BIAB for a 5 gallon batch.
February 2, 2022
Purchased
8 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Makes an awesome Kolsch
This was used as the base malt in a kolsch and the result was awesome.
October 4, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great flavor and gave me great efficiency in the brew house!
January 24, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago