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Offline Steve Ruch

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Great western brumalt
« on: January 08, 2020, 10:40:28 PM »
Anyone use this yet? Any good?
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Re: Great western brumalt
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2020, 03:23:48 PM »
Yeah, many times.  Just kicked a keg of IPA made with it.  It's an interesting malt...kinda like a crystal with a hint of tartness in the finish.
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Re: Great western brumalt
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2020, 06:46:43 PM »
I have a 3 ounce sample coming and was thinking about using that in a 2 gallon batch of mild.
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Re: Great western brumalt
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2020, 07:04:03 PM »
I have a 3 ounce sample coming and was thinking about using that in a 2 gallon batch of mild.

I used just under 10% in a 5 gal. IPA and kinda wished I'd used a bit more
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Re: Great western brumalt
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2020, 09:36:00 PM »
I have a 3 ounce sample coming and was thinking about using that in a 2 gallon batch of mild.

I used just under 10% in a 5 gal. IPA and kinda wished I'd used a bit more
Unfortunately 3 ozs. is all that I'll have which is around 6% of my recipe. I'm hoping to get an extra bit of complexity from it.
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Re: Great western brumalt
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2020, 10:04:02 PM »
I have a 3 ounce sample coming and was thinking about using that in a 2 gallon batch of mild.

I used just under 10% in a 5 gal. IPA and kinda wished I'd used a bit more
Unfortunately 3 ozs. is all that I'll have which is around 6% of my recipe. I'm hoping to get an extra bit of complexity from it.

I think you'll get a bit of the honeyish flavor, but it may be difficult to detect the tartness.
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Re: Great western brumalt
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2020, 12:07:17 AM »
I have a 3 ounce sample coming and was thinking about using that in a 2 gallon batch of mild.

I used just under 10% in a 5 gal. IPA and kinda wished I'd used a bit more
Unfortunately 3 ozs. is all that I'll have which is around 6% of my recipe. I'm hoping to get an extra bit of complexity from it.

I think you'll get a bit of the honeyish flavor, but it may be difficult to detect the tartness.
If be fine with that in the mild I plan on using it in.
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Re: Great western brumalt
« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2020, 12:26:45 AM »
I have a 3 ounce sample coming and was thinking about using that in a 2 gallon batch of mild.

I used just under 10% in a 5 gal. IPA and kinda wished I'd used a bit more
Unfortunately 3 ozs. is all that I'll have which is around 6% of my recipe. I'm hoping to get an extra bit of complexity from it.

I think you'll get a bit of the honeyish flavor, but it may be difficult to detect the tartness.
If be fine with that in the mild I plan on using it in.
If the tart note is similar to continental Pils malt flavor, you could sub some of that.
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Re: Great western brumalt
« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2020, 12:46:01 AM »
I have recently used the Gambrius Honey Malt (supposed to be a Brumalt) in a Blonde ale with 97% Pilsner and 3% Honey Malt. It made a nice beer very similar to 805 Blonde.

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Re: Great western brumalt
« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2020, 01:01:00 AM »
Sounds like a good malt to use on light and crisp beers.  I, too, have used Gambrinus Honey Malt in a blond ale that mimicked 805 pretty well.  I’ll have to get a few pounds of this to tryout.
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