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Re: Blending Malts
« Reply #15 on: March 09, 2016, 04:55:41 PM »

Apparently a lot of the trappist breweries blend a few different base malts to build complexity.

You have a reference?

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Re: Blending Malts
« Reply #16 on: March 09, 2016, 04:56:48 PM »
FWIW, both of those are in fact pale malt.  Depending on the maltster of the MO, it might be closer to a pale ale malt.  In general, pale malt and what's referred to as "2 row" are the same thing.  And almost every barley malt out there will be 2 row.

Good point.  I fall into this same trap.  It's carryover from when we started brewing way back in the 1990s, when 6-row was very common.  Remember those days, man?  ;)

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Re: Blending Malts
« Reply #17 on: March 09, 2016, 05:00:10 PM »
FWIW, both of those are in fact pale malt.  Depending on the maltster of the MO, it might be closer to a pale ale malt.  In general, pale malt and what's referred to as "2 row" are the same thing.  And almost every barley malt out there will be 2 row.

Good point.  I fall into this same trap.  It's carryover from when we started brewing way back in the 1990s, when 6-row was very common.  Remember those days, man?  ;)

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Re: Blending Malts
« Reply #18 on: March 09, 2016, 05:21:24 PM »
Apparently a lot of the trappist breweries blend a few different base malts to build complexity.

You have a reference?

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EDIT: After reviewing I wasn't able to find a reference to any of the Trappists. What I remembered was the section on Duvel.

But I haven't reviewed it thoroughly yet. I know it's in there somewhere. 

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