Pilsner Light Malt

Also known as: Extra Light Pilsner, Light Lager Malt

Type:
Base Malt
Recipes:
13,916

Profile

Pilsner Light Malt, a popular base malt in beer brewing, offers a distinct flavor profile that enhances the taste of various beer styles. Known for its light color and delicate flavors, this grain contributes to the overall crispness and smoothness of beers. Its influence on the taste is characterized by subtle notes of biscuit, bread crusts, and honey-like sweetness.

With its mild yet flavorful properties, Pilsner Light Malt is widely used as the primary ingredient in traditional pilsners and lagers. It provides a clean and refreshing quality to these styles while also lending a gentle malty backbone. Additionally, this malt can be utilized in other lighter beer styles such as golden ales or blonde ales to achieve similar characteristics.

Characteristics

Color

2 < 4 < 5 EBC
1 < 2 < 2 °L

Amount

5.6 < 53.5 < 100.0 %

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