Roasted Wheat Malt

Also known as: Chocolate Wheat, Midnight Wheat

Type:
Roasted
Recipes:
17,310

Profile

Roasted Wheat Malt is a key ingredient in beer brewing, known for its distinct flavor profile. With its roasted character, this malt brings rich and complex flavors to the brew. It imparts notes of chocolate, coffee, and even hints of dark fruit. Its influence on the taste of beer is significant as it adds depth and complexity to the overall flavor profile.

In addition to enhancing flavor, Roasted Wheat Malt also contributes certain properties that benefit the brewing process. It helps improve head retention and body in beers while adding a smooth mouthfeel. This malt is primarily used in darker beer styles such as stouts, porters, and black IPAs which rely on its bold flavors to create a robust and satisfying drinking experience.

Characteristics

Color

744 < 1,133 < 1,466 EBC
279 < 425 < 550 °L

Amount

0.4 < 3.4 < 13.3 %

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