Brumalt test

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Brumalt test

Post by Rookie » Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:07 pm

I got some Great Western brumalt to experiment with and did this yesterday.
2 lbs (.9 kg) golden light dme
8.5 ozs (238 g) maris otter malt
6 ozs (168 g) brumalt
1 oz (14 g) pale chocolate malt
1 oz (14 g) victory malt.
.2 oz EKGs
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Re: Brumalt test

Post by Jim » Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:46 pm

Sounds interesting (just been googling :) ). I've never come across Brumalt before.
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Re: Brumalt test

Post by Rookie » Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:40 pm

Jim wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:46 pm
Sounds interesting (just been googling :) ). I've never come across Brumalt before.
It's made by Great Western and fairly new on the market. G. W. gave some to Denny Conn to try out and he shared some with me.
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Re: Brumalt test

Post by Rookie » Mon Feb 17, 2020 7:23 pm

I took a gravity reading after a week: 1.040-1.009. I took a taste and detected a moderate sweetness and decent body for a 1.009 beer. I sometimes brew something similar with Crystal malt(s) instead of brumalt. I prefer this version.
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