Acidulated Malt

Also known as: Acid Malt, Sour Malt

Type:
Adjunct Malt
Recipes:
49,563

Profile

Acidulated Malt, an adjunct grain employed in brewing beer, possesses a notable ability to shape the flavor profile of the beverage. This particular malt introduces a gentle tanginess or sour note to the final product. Such a characteristic is achieved through a malting process that promotes high levels of lactic acid. Usually, Acidulated Malt is utilized in small quantities to fine-tune pH levels during mashing or sparging procedures. Employing Acidulated Malt can significantly influence the overall taste experience of the beer.

Characteristics

Color

3 < 7 < 8 EBC
2 < 3 < 3 °L

Amount

0.8 < 2.9 < 16.7 %

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