Does Base Malt Flavor Matter? The Relationship Between Base Malt Flavor Preference and Beer Flavor Preference

  • Speaker: Cassandra Liscomb
  • Track: Ingredients
  • Homebrew Con 2017
  • Minneapolis, MN

Does preferred base malt flavor translate to preferred beer flavor? Does base malt flavor really matter?

In a collaborative study between Briess Malt & Ingredients Co., New Belgium Brewing Co., and Valley Malt, we gain an understanding of the importance of base malt flavor to the finished beer.

About the Speaker

Cassie Liscomb works in the Technical Services/R&D department at Briess Malt & Ingredients Co. in Chilton, Wisconsin. She focuses much of her time on managing and enhancing the Briess sensory programs, while working closely with other ASBC sensory professionals to develop standardization for malt flavor evaluation. When not tasting wort, Cassie can be found outside enjoying the beauty of nature.

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