Briess Midnight Wheat Malt 50 lb
Brand : Briess
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Briess Midnight Wheat Malt is a special dark malt that provides a roasted, chocolaty flavor and dark color to your beer. It's an essential ingredient for dark beers like stouts and porters, giving your beer a rich and complex flavor. With a color rating of 500-600 SRM, you'll get a deep beer color with no astringency or bitterness. You'll also add body and foam stability, making this a great choice for all your dark beer recipes. Briess Midnight Wheat is sure to give your beer an unbeatable depth and flavor.
Briess Midnight Wheat is an excellent malt for color with subtle, smooth flavor for Black IPAs, dark wheat beers and Schwarzbier. Use up to 10% for deep color plus mild, smooth flavor in porters and stouts. It imparts deep color with mild roasted/chocolate/coffee flavors.
- Moisture 6.5%
- Color 550 ºLovibond
- UMK Pareve
STORAGE AND SHELF LIFE
Store in a temperate, low humidity, pest free environment at temperatures of <90 ºF. Improperly stored malts are prone to loss of freshness and flavor. Whole kernel diastatic and preground malts are best when used within 6 months from date of manufacture. Whole kernel roasted malts may begin experiencing a slight flavor loss after 18 months.
FLAVOR & COLOR CHARACTERISTICS
- Malt Style: Bitterless Black Malt
- Flavor: Subtle, smooth. No bitter, astringent, dry flavors or aftertaste. Starts slightly sweet. Hints of roasted flavor. Finishes exceptionally clean. Midnight wheat is the smoothest source of black color of any malt available.
- Color: Dark brown to black tones
CHARACTERISTICS / APPLICATIONS
- Midnight Wheat Malt will contribute the same color characteristics as Black Malt but without the bitter, astringent, dry flavors or aftertaste.
- Use as replacement to debittered black malt
- Excellent in Black IPAs, Schwarzbiers, other dark ales and lagers and for color adjustment in any beer style
SUGGESTED USAGE LEVELS
- 1-2% Minor color adjustment with little to no flavor impact in lighter colored lagers and ales
- 2-5% Adds color with subtle, very smooth flavor
- 5-7% Use in larger quantities for color plus hints of smooth roasted flavor
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 Midnight Wheat Malt.
If you are purchasing Briess Midnight Wheat 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. The freshest hops for your next homebrewing 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 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 Midnight Wheat 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 and 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 Midnight Wheat Malt. Use the right equipment to make the job easy. Flask, Foam Stopper, and Airlock.
DID YOU KNOW?
Oliver Struempfel set the record for carrying 25 beer steins at once on September 2, 2014.