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Pale Malt 2 Row
« on: October 27, 2012, 03:21:57 AM »
I have a recipe that calls for Pale Malt 2 Row searching i see alot of 2 Row, 2 Row Pale Malt and Pale Ale Malt 2 Row. Can someone help me out as to what I can use and the difference.Dont see alot of actual Pale Malt 2 Row offered on the net.

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Re: Pale Malt 2 Row
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2012, 03:56:16 AM »
I have a recipe that calls for Pale Malt 2 Row searching i see alot of 2 Row, 2 Row Pale Malt and Pale Ale Malt 2 Row. Can someone help me out as to what I can use and the difference.Dont see alot of actual Pale Malt 2 Row offered on the net.

IMO they are all basically the same thing- just worded differently. A more knowledgeable brewer might chime in though and correct me...
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Re: Pale Malt 2 Row
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2012, 04:16:12 AM »
I agree. There may be small differences between brands, but they are all interchangeable.
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Re: Pale Malt 2 Row
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2012, 05:36:59 AM »
Some recipes are not specific, so you need to know your malts. Some maltsters may have a 2-row and a then a 2-row Pale Ale malt. The Pale Ale malt is kilned longer, so it developes more flavor and color.

You can look at examples here. The 2-row is 1.8 L, the Pale Ale is 3.5 L.
http://www.brewingwithbriess.com/Products/Base.htm#TwoRow

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Re: Pale Malt 2 Row
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2012, 09:17:29 AM »
Basically, pale and what's referred to as "2 row" as usually the same thing.  The caveat is that 2 row is a variety of malt and can be kilned to different degrees of color.  Pale ale malt is 2 row that's been kilned a little darker than what's referred to as pale malt.
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Re: Pale Malt 2 Row
« Reply #5 on: October 27, 2012, 09:55:52 AM »
+1, 2-row "pale" malt will usually be a lighter color than 2-row "pale ale" malt.
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