Rauch Malt - Weyermann® Specialty Malts

Rauch Malt - Weyermann® Specialty Malts

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2.8 °L - Weyermann® - Beech wood smoked malt from Germany. Intended for use in Rauchbiers, it is also good in heavy Scotch Ales where the affect on flavor is a little more mild than the Peat Smoked malt. Flavor will come through nicely when steeped.

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For a smokey imperial stout
Dave Clarke on Feb 9, 2023
I use very little smoked malt
Bill H on Nov 15, 2022
For a smokey imperial stout
Dave Clarke on Feb 9, 2023
Tried this malt batch before last, and now I am missing the taste. I need to do another Rauch Beer asap!
David E on Jan 25, 2023
I use very little smoked malt
Bill H on Nov 15, 2022
Makes great smoked beer
Jeff L on Aug 30, 2022
for a smoked lager
Jeff L on Jul 19, 2022
Part of a Spruce Beer Recipe
Jeremy W on Apr 30, 2022
For smoked beer
Dave Clarke on Apr 11, 2022
Larger size bags of milled rauchmalt would be helpful. Using as 100% basemalt for rauchbier.
Corey R on Apr 1, 2022
Smoked porters
Scott on Feb 14, 2022
Brewing Alaska Smoked Porter clone
Danny T H on Jan 29, 2022
Kenneth L on Jan 11, 2022
Smoked beer
David Lipscomb on Jan 6, 2022
Oskar Blues Old Chub clone
Chad W on Dec 27, 2021
Dude - smoked lager - yes!
Mark B B on Nov 23, 2021
Brewing a Rauchbier and this is exactly what I need.
Joe D on Jul 8, 2021
who doesn't like a Rauch beer?
Gregg John on Apr 15, 2021
Combined with Cherrywood Smoked Malt this makes a great combo smoked homebrew.
John S on Apr 9, 2021
Planned next 4 brews and order accordingly
KENNETH T. on Mar 9, 2021
to make a smoked porter...only option available
Ryan D on Feb 2, 2021
Recipe ingredient
Mark E on Dec 17, 2020
William W on Nov 4, 2020
For white stout
Dean K on Oct 2, 2020
Smoke for a fruited Rauchbier
Shane B on Aug 15, 2020
Smoked porter
Daniel H on Jun 17, 2020
nicely smoked but different than peated
Kai C S on May 28, 2020
To make my famous Schlenkerla Rauchbier
Greg M on May 15, 2020
Smoked beer
Erik L on Mar 30, 2020
John White on Oct 14, 2019
Never made a ranch beer
Matt S on Oct 1, 2019
Following recipe
marc d on Aug 28, 2019
Brent on Jun 4, 2019
Going to brew a rauch
David Towles on Dec 17, 2018
Pat A on Sep 26, 2018
brewing wee heavy
Joseph Liston on May 26, 2018
To make my Rauchbier straight from Heller Brewery, Bamberg!
Guy B on May 12, 2018
Rauchbier is one of my favorite beers.
Ries S on May 7, 2018
needed for a Rauchbier
Robert N on Jan 23, 2018
Tried this malt batch before last, and now I am missing the taste. I need to do another Rauch Beer asap!
David E on Jan 25, 2023
Makes great smoked beer
Jeff L on Aug 30, 2022

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Rated 5 out of 5
Does the Job!
Used at 15% malt bill for a mild smoked porter (about 2# for a 6 gallon batch). Good smoke flavor without being overpowering. Note that the malt does not smell nor taste of smoke prior to mashing, but smoke flavor will come through, trust me.
April 13, 2019
Rated 5 out of 5
It's got the schmoke!
It looks like a normal grain, it smells and even somewhat tastes like a normal grain, but it's got the smoke inside! I brewed a Smoked Hefeweizen with 10 lbs wheat/2-row as per the MoreBeer recipe... plus I added a pound of this Weyermann Rauchmalz to give it character and wooden it up a bit. I figured with only 9% of the grain bill as Rauchmalz, I *might* be able to just barely taste the smoke in the finished weizen. Well as it turned out the smoke was stronger than expected but worked out great and turned out to be very well balanced. Hefeweizen isn't the most smoke-resistant beer so that might factor in too, a smoked IPA would take a bit more.

I would say use this to smoke any beer really. Just be careful or you'll go full-bacon like the rauchbier gods at Aecht Schlenkerla. This of course does have it's charms if you're aiming for that, and I'm sure this malt would fit the bill nicely for any target concentration. But I think for a subtle taste, you'll want this down to about
May 3, 2017
Rated 5 out of 5
Bamberg Rauchbier!
This is the real stuff for making a Bamberger Rauchbier. Weyermann (maltster) is located in Bamberg, about a mile or two from the Schlenkerla brewpub (the famous Rauchbier brewery) in the old city. No, this malt doesn't smell particularly smokey as grain. But as soon as it hits hot water, you know you've got Rauchmalz. As a beer, you're sitting in Bamberg by the river on a cool, rainy day, thinking of fall in Germany.
August 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5
perfect for porters
When the leaves start changing, then it's time to order this malt. I use a whole pound in porters and even my wife appreciate them.
May 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5
Great for adding a touch of smoke to any beer.
Just don't over do it.
May 29, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5
Smokey goodness.
Used this as 95%+ of the grain bill for a Rauchbeir, turned out fantastic.
May 29, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5
This is another great malt. I used it for a smoked porter recipe & it turned out great. This smoked malt in comparison to Peat smoked malt isn't as pungent, so the beer isn't TOTALLY smokey. Great stuff.
May 8, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5
Rauch malt has that lovely campfire smell and taste. Granted, you don't a lot of it for most beers, but a nice rauch beer can really get you into camping mood.
May 6, 2013