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Great Western White Wheat Malt
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3.1L Great Western - A very light colored Wheat malt. The great thing about this malt is that the kernels are big (unlike some other varieties of Wheat so you do not have to readjust your mill from the standard 2-row setting.

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Great Western Malting Company

LOT: 367
TYPE: Premium Wheat Malt

Updated 12/2/2005

% Assortment

7/64" 51.8
6/64" 38.1
5/64" 9.5
Thru 5/64' .6

Chemical Analysis

Moisture, % 4.5
Extract %, finely ground rnalt, as is 82.4
Extrad %, finely ground malt, dry basis 86.3
Extract %, coarsley ground malt, as is 81.5
Extract �/o, coarsley ground mall, dry basis 85.3
F/C Difference % 3.75
Color, laboratory Wort, degrees Lovibond 3.73
Viscosity 1.73
Beta Glucan, ppm 57
Diaslatic Power 188
Alpha Amylase(DU) 41.0
Total Soluble Protein %, dry basis 6.54
Total Protein %, dry basis 11.95
S/T Ratio % 54.7
Conversion, minutes 5-7
Aroma of Mash Aromatic
Filtration Time Normal
Clarity of Wort 24

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I use a little wheat increase the head.
Lester H on May 21, 2018
fat malted wheat grains / light color
Ilza K on May 15, 2018
I use a little wheat increase the head.
Lester H on May 21, 2018
Oversize kernel
John K. on May 18, 2018
fat malted wheat grains / light color
Ilza K on May 15, 2018
belgian wit
Vyacheslav K on May 14, 2018
Necessary for making a weat beer
James H G on May 2, 2018
crushes well and mashes well, great flavor
Robert Nissen on Mar 31, 2018
Price and quality
Tena M on Mar 16, 2018
recipe and you guys are the best!
4270 Young R on Feb 22, 2018
perfect for wheat beer
Brian M. on Feb 13, 2018
Add foam stability
Duff H. on Jan 31, 2018
I like to make East Coast IPAs
Derek H on Jan 26, 2018
I use this in a range of British and American pale ales for head retention.
John A on Jan 23, 2018
Good to use in limited quantities in NEIPAs
James Prickett on Jan 22, 2018
Oversize kernel
John K. on May 18, 2018
belgian wit
Vyacheslav K on May 14, 2018
Reviews

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Great!
Good malts and I really like having them milled and sealed in a plastic bag!
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Added May 10, 2018
May 10, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Under-milled
This is a review of MoreBeer's milling, not the malt itself. I ordered it milled and it was plainly under-crushed, with many, many whole kernels mixed in. This was not the case with the barley malt I ordered. MoreBeer needs to use a narrower gap for the smaller wheat kernels.
May 6, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
tasty and convenient
Size grinds perfectly with barley, no need to change settings on my mill. Several brews with these have turned out great too.
January 28, 2018
Purchased
4 months ago
Good head.
i use this for a good foamy head and mouth feel.
May 27, 2015
Great Product
A must for American Wheat Beers.
May 6, 2015
Slightly smaller kernels?
I like the taste and head retention qualities of this product but lately it seems to be smaller than my base grain and I had to tighten the gap on my mill to keep my crush correct.
May 6, 2015
Makes Terrific Beers
I've done quite a number of batches using GW White Wheat Malt, for both wheat ales and for head retention. It gives a nice, light body when used at 20% or more, and yields a visually pleasing head when used at 4%. Lately, though, the kernels seem to be smaller than barley malt and I have found that I have to mill them finer than I normally would to maintain mash efficiency. Milling them separately, you quickly find out how much harder the kernels are than barley--my arm tired much quicker. It's worth the effort.
May 30, 2014
Great product
Works great in belgian wit.
May 11, 2014
Great Product for Head Retention
I usually add somewhere 2-4 wt. % of this white wheat malt to most of my recipes to aid with head retention and it always seems to do the trick. I have tried many recipes with and without this addition and it has proven to have a noticeable impact on head retention without much of an impact on clarity and/or flavor. Would highly recommend using it if you are struggling with head retention and want a quick fix.
May 1, 2014
WHITE WHEAT
I am not big on wheat beers but I love the MoreBeer Citra ale recipe. I just used this white wheat malt to brew 10 gallons of all-grain Citra Ale. YUMMY!!! I can't wait for it to finish because it already taste delicious.
May 1, 2014