Briess Chocolate Malt 50 lb
Brand : Briess
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Briess Chocolate Malt is a premium malt for beer making that adds a rich, chocolatey flavor and aroma to your brew. This malt is made from the finest two-row barley and is kilned to a deep, dark color. It adds a smooth, roasted flavor and aroma to your beer, and can be used in a variety of styles, from stouts and porters to brown ales and more. With Briess Chocolate Malt, you can create a unique and delicious beer that will be sure to please.
Briess Chocolate Malt 50 lb. is roasted to a dark color at temperatures up to 450 degrees. They watch the roast closely and cool it very quickly when it reaches the desired color. The fast cooling assures consistency in coloring. Chocolate malt is referring to the color, not the flavor. It has a deep red color when brewed and has a nutty to a roasted taste. The taste highly depends on the amount used in the grain mix.
OTHER PRODUCTS YOU MIGHT NEED
Your yeast selection has a big impact on your overall flavor profile and mouthfeel. You have lots of choices that will work well with Briess Chocolate Malt.
If you are purchasing Briess Chocolate Malt, you're getting ready to make beer and need to wash your equipment.
Hops is the main bittering agent in beer. You can select from a huge line of hop varietals from Hop Union to suit any brewers needs. Get the freshest hops for your next home brewing endeavor. All hops are from YHC.
The pot pictured is an 8 gallon pot that is perfect for a beer kit or a standard 5 gallon batch.
Wort Chillers and Thermometers are long term investments. It is important to chill your Briess Chocolate Malt wort quickly. The quicker you chill it the stronger the cold break will be. You also need a good thermometer because high powered boiling changes more rapid temperature fluctuations.
Auto-siphons are a great luxury item to have in your brew equipment. Once you have one you will never go without one again. Don't forget to use a heavy duty sanitizer to clean it since you don't want to replace it as often as hoses. A good sanitizer for that job is Five Star San.
If you are using Briess Chocolate Malt, you are getting ready to ferment some beer. Here's a link to our fermenter equipment.
Many people reuse their hoses for far too long. Replacing your hoses often or even using as single use items is highly recommended with beer making.
Pouring your wort into a carboy can be tricky. Use a big funnel made just for the job. They even have different mesh screens to remove particles.
All that healthy yeast is going to make a lot of gas. You'll be needing an airlock to let it out, and not let anything in. It is recommended to replace airlocks often. Because they never physically touch the beer, the sanitation risk is too often overlooked. Bacteria can spread without physical contact in a closed environment and plastic stubbornly harbors bacteria.
Making a yeast starter is a great way to avoid stuck fermentation and also get high yeast counts that allow the final cells to clean up after themselves, reducing off flavors and aromas. Higher populations means less yeast stress and less risk of off-flavors. They help make better beer and can be used with Briess Chocolate Malt. Use the right equipment to make the job easy. Flask, Foam Stopper, and Airlock.
DID YOU KNOW?
In 1974, the Ebla tablets were discovered in Ebla, Syria, revealing that beer had been brewed in the city as far back as 2500 BC.