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Pilsen Malt - Briess Malting

Pilsen Malt - Briess Malting

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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.

See attached Document for Typical Malt Analysis

 

If this malt is currently out of stock or you'd like to try out a different maltster, please see the substitution chart below.

Viking Malt - Pilsner GR900
Rahr Malting - North Star Pils™ GR313
Canada Malting - Superior Pilsen GR671
Great Western Malting - Superior Pils GR309
Weyermann® Specialty Malts - German Pilsner GR310
Weyermann® Specialty Malts - Bohemian Pilsner GR347
Dingemans Malting - Belgian Pilsner GR340
BestMalz - Pilsen GR414
Admiral Maltings - Admiral Pils GR710

 

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I have used Briess malt gems many times, wanted to see if this is any different.
Valued C on Nov 23, 2022
beer
Yamil R on Nov 4, 2022
I have used Briess malt gems many times, wanted to see if this is any different.
Valued C on Nov 23, 2022
good base
bryce k c on Nov 10, 2022
beer
Yamil R on Nov 4, 2022
beer
Yamil R on Nov 4, 2022
The cheapest
Greer W on Nov 3, 2022
Scared money don’t make money
Charles S on Nov 1, 2022
Wanted it
Anthony H on Oct 31, 2022
good stuff
David P on Oct 3, 2022
double IPA
Yamil R on Sep 24, 2022
lager
Derrick M on Aug 23, 2022
Make a Belgian
John L on Aug 23, 2022
Good conversion
John K. on Aug 11, 2022
German beer
Joe B on Aug 8, 2022
One of my standard base malts for an IPA and Saison
Kevin J on Aug 7, 2022
i am out
Ed B on Aug 4, 2022
I picked this for my base malt for all of my Ales.
John Thomason on Jul 10, 2022
Part of the recipe I'm using
James G on Jun 21, 2022
It's a good base malt for American Lagers
Jack S on Jun 14, 2022
It's a good base malt for American Lagers
Jack S on Jun 14, 2022
for a new england ipa
Anthony K on Jun 3, 2022
vienna lager
Theresa F on Jun 1, 2022
For Lagers and Cream Ales
Jeff Leepard on May 14, 2022
stocking the shelves
STEVE F on May 13, 2022
I like the product.
Melvin G on May 5, 2022
Price and American product
Dennis Pynn, I on Mar 23, 2022
course assignment
Rich W on Mar 12, 2022
Good price,
Dan S on Mar 11, 2022
light sweet base malt
Locke on Mar 8, 2022
Add to diastatic power of mash
StepR on Mar 8, 2022
Base grain for wheat beer
Robert L on Feb 1, 2022
Same
Lewis Hunter on Feb 1, 2022
Amber Bock
David G on Feb 1, 2022
For lagers
William B on Jan 31, 2022
Good base malt
Trey B on Jan 22, 2022
My go-to base malt for NEIPAs.
Michael C W on Dec 4, 2021
Good results in the past
Dane G on Nov 5, 2021
Brewing stout
Ernesto T on Oct 8, 2021
To make beer :)
Thomas S on Jul 19, 2021
Making a Belgian ale
PETER H on Jul 14, 2021
For a Munich helles
James St G on Jul 12, 2021
Clear, clean base malt for brews where I want other flavors to stand out.
Matthew C on Jun 30, 2021
For my next brew day
Damon De R on Jun 29, 2021
Good for Hazy IPA
Brian S on Jun 11, 2021
To make a blonde ale
Michael G on Jun 3, 2021
To make a beer
Paul R on May 10, 2021
To make a beer
Paul R on May 10, 2021
Time for another ASBC Method analysis. All Pilsner malts.
Jon D on Mar 30, 2021
Goes well with the Pilsner Malt extract
BW on Mar 26, 2021
It's light baby light...
Jeff C on Mar 25, 2021
New Zealand Pilsner
Alexander M on Mar 18, 2021
good base
bryce k c on Nov 10, 2022
beer
Yamil R on Nov 4, 2022
Reviews

4.9 / 5.0
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Rated 5 out of 5
Briess Pilsen malt
Quick shipment, arrived well package in zippered bags. Smelled fresh and was clean of any debris. Smoked 2 pounds for a Maple flavored beer. Will buy again.
May 26, 2022
Purchased
6 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great base malt for Amewrican lagers
I use this malt when making American and Pre prohibition lagers
April 6, 2022
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Good value
Good base malt. Good packaging. Good value
June 19, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Good malt nice crack size
Malt was cracked well and extracted very well in my small batch of cream ale good choice and I will buy again
December 27, 2020
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Makes a Fantastic Lager
The German lager I recently made with this malt is one of the best lagers I have tasted to date. Fantastic in fact! Light and crisp. The only item in the grain bill was 10-LB of this malt and brewing salts. I used 2 packs of S-23 yeast rehydrated in water with 20-g of GoFerm Protect. I fermented 4-days at 54-F and 10 more days at 58-F. I transferred and aged the beer for 4-weeks under kegging pressure. I will make this again!
December 2, 2020
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Excellent Base Malt
Provides a solid, low-color base for a wide variety of beer styles. Use in place of anything that you would use a European pilsner malt in. Also good in some American styles.
May 1, 2020
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Award Winning
Won Bronze with My Helles brewed entirely with Briess Pilsen malt
February 11, 2020
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Briess Pilsen
Great price, fast shipping !
December 22, 2019
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
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
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great malt
Used in both pilsners and IPA's. high extract and great malt flavor
January 24, 2018
Purchased
over 4 years ago