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Offline davidgzach

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Black Malt versus Roasted Barley
« on: May 27, 2013, 12:55:17 PM »
What difference will they have on a beer getting 3oz for color? 

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Black Malt versus Roasted Barley
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2013, 01:44:45 PM »
probably not much difference at all. The black malt may add a little more color.
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Re: Black Malt versus Roasted Barley
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2013, 08:44:44 PM »
Roasted Barley will give you a lighter head. It may be a little redder than the Black Patent as well.
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Re: Black Malt versus Roasted Barley
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2013, 05:04:03 AM »
One thing I learned from a talk on malt at the NHC,is that the roasted malts color will have a range depending on the maltster. Fine the Lovibond for the malt you buy, don't just use a generic value.
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Re: Black Malt versus Roasted Barley
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2013, 09:40:13 AM »
Thanks guys.  So you don't think they will impart any different flavor at all?

Good call on the lovibond rating Jeff.  Missed that one....

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