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Briess Pilsen Malt
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1.2° L Briess Malting - Briess Pilsen is their lightest colored base malt available.  It will produce a very light colored, clean and crisp wort with a delicate malty flavor.  Excellent choice as a 2-row base malt for all beer styles, particularly lagers.  Great for malt focused beers, as it's clean character allows for the full flavor of specialty malts to shine through.

 

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to keep it light in color yet a little more flavor for an IPA with a mini mash used with some ultra light malt extract
Jill T on Feb 14, 2018
SMaSH beers
Sam G H on Jan 22, 2018
to keep it light in color yet a little more flavor for an IPA with a mini mash used with some ultra light malt extract
Jill T on Feb 14, 2018
I've used this for years as my go-to Pilsen malt and have always been happy with the results
Mr. S on Feb 6, 2018
SMaSH beers
Sam G H on Jan 22, 2018
Solid support for pale malt and/or 2 row in my wheat beer and my cream ale
Steve D on Jan 18, 2018
Lawnmower style saison.
George B on Jan 15, 2018
I've used this for years as my go-to Pilsen malt and have always been happy with the results
Mr. S on Feb 6, 2018
Solid support for pale malt and/or 2 row in my wheat beer and my cream ale
Steve D on Jan 18, 2018
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I like this malt! I used to use Weyermann pilsner which is a great malt. This is very good at half the price. Have used it in many repeat recipes, and I can't tell the difference except that it is a little lighter in color.
January 31, 2018
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1 month ago
Great malt
Used in both pilsners and IPA's. high extract and great malt flavor
January 24, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Excellent Pilsner Malt
I just sampled my Munich Helles after lagering and could not be more pleased. The beer was made with 8.5 pounds Briess Pilsen a step mash 142 and 154 with a half hour rest each, fermented with Wyeast 2308 and I used German Tradition hops. The beer is balanced and this malt provided a fabulous smooth malt flavor. Very drinkable. I am attempting to clone Spaten and I am very close. I have also used this in my Alt recipes with satifactory results. I will continue to use this malt.
January 8, 2017
A nice pilsner malt
I used this in a tripel and it turned out great. The malt flavor was amazing. It was a little sweet but that was an error on my part. I will be using this malt again.
May 27, 2015