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Great Western American Pale Malt
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3L Great Western. Same as the Domestic 2-row malt but has slightly more color and a drier flavor. This malt is more like the British Pale Malt.

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GREAT WESTERN MALTING

Great Western Malting Company

LOT: 171
TYPE: NORTHWEST PALE ALE

Updated 6/16/05

% Assortment
7/64" 63.5
6/64" 27.2
5/64" 7.2
Thru 5/64" 2.1

Chemical Analysis
Moisture, % 3.9
Extract %, finely ground malt, as is 77.7
Extract %, finely ground malt, dry basis 80.9
Extract %, coarsley ground malt, as is 77.0
Extract %, coarsley ground malt, dry basis 80.1
F/C Difference % 0.8
Color, laboratory Wort, degrees Lovibond 2.69
Viscosity 1.46
Beta Glucan, ppm 80
Diastatic Power 134
Alpha Amylase (DU) 59.3
Total Soluble Protein %, dry basis 5.58
Total Protein %, dry basis 12.57
S/T Ratio % 44.4
Conversion, minutes 5-7
Aroma of Mash Aromatic
Filtration Time Normal
Clarity of Wort 8

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The recipe I am using recommended this malt
Erwin J. L on Feb 15, 2018
The recipe I am using recommended this malt
Erwin J. L on Feb 15, 2018
creates a little more body in my beer
Paul E on Jan 24, 2018
creates a little more body in my beer
Paul E on Jan 24, 2018
Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
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Great adjunct for my grain bill
February 18, 2018
Purchased
3 weeks ago
GW Northwest Pale Ale Malt (aka American Pale Malt)
A SOLID pale malt that's useful across nearly any beer style. If you're looking for a malt that provides a little more malt character than none - like most US 2rows - then this is what you want. Simple enough character for a blonde and still a solid enough base for a bitter. I almost hate giving is such kudos because if more people buy it then GW or MB may raise the price :D
February 2, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Great base malt for ales!
So far, I am very happy with my results brewing with Great Western Pale Malt. Though I have yet to taste the results, I'm sure they will be as impressive as other Great Western malts I have brewed with.
January 22, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Great for IPA
Tried this for the first time with a double IPA and didn't add any specialty malts---very pleased with the results. 15 lbs with amarillo,mosiac and citra late boil additons---heavy dry hop---MMMMM!!!
March 20, 2017
Great Malt
Used this malt on a Blonde and it came out great. Awesome color and just a hint of malt flavor. Want to try this with a Pale ale one day.
July 27, 2015
Great Western is a great maltster!
I love that their malt is priced right, and adds a little more color and a unique flavor. I use it frequently.
May 27, 2015
Pale Malt for Pale Ales
I like the slightly maltier flavor for pale ales than I get with just regular 2-row malt.
May 5, 2015
nice aroma and flavor
good all around for pales
May 27, 2013
Fantastic Base
This is a fantastic base malt for nearly every beer. Has a good malty profile, wonderful in any American beer and tasty enough by itself to do English and Belgian ales as well. This is my go-to base malt for almost everything.
May 25, 2013
Nice malt for bitters and pale ales
This malt works very well for pale ales and bitters. The malt has depth and will enhance your beers.
May 11, 2013