Wheat Malt

Base Malt


Wheat Malt is a type of base malt used in beer brewing. It is made from wheat grains and has a light color, contributing to the overall appearance of the beer. Wheat Malt is commonly used in brewing styles such as German Hefeweizen, Belgian Witbier, and American Wheat beers.

One of the key properties of wheat malt is its ability to enhance the mouthfeel and head retention in beer. It adds a smooth and creamy texture to the brew, resulting in a fuller body. Additionally, wheat malt contributes to the flavor profile of the beer by adding subtle notes of bread, biscuit, and sometimes a hint of sweetness. This can give the beer a refreshing and crisp taste, making it a popular choice for lighter beer styles.



1 < 4 < 12 EBC
1 < 2 < 5 °L


2.0 < 12.8 < 73.8 %

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