Since 1870 we’ve lived and breathed malting. With this passion and expertise, and by combining traditional and modern techniques, we create an impressive range of malted and non-malted products, including several unique and exclusive barley malts.
We have a wide range of malts suitable for brewing and distilling to provide you with the foundations for creating your next beer or whisky.
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A strong, German Maibock lager homebrew recipe with accentuated fruit from the Munich Malt and a clean fermentation courtesy of the lager yeast and cold fermentation. A simple infusion mash is adequate given the well modified nature of our German Pilsen Malt, which originates in our Crisp Hamburg maltings.
BATCH SIZE FERMENTER:
BATCH SIZE BOIL:
9 / 4.7
67°C / 153°F
15°C / 59°F
MASH LIQUOR VOL (LITRES):
LIQUOR / MASH RATIO:
2.7 : 1
GERMAN BOCK LAGER
Start of boil
The Light Munich in this recipe will deliver wonderful malty depth.
At our Hamburg maltings we malt Danish and German spring barley to produce a classic German Pilsen style malt for lager production.
With a high protein content this malt benefits from a rising temperature programme and lautering, but our customers have also used it successfully in traditional UK brewhouses.
The higher molecular weight proteins give excellent head retention and mouthfeel. High levels of speciality malt and non-malted cereals can be used with this malt while maintaining fermentation vigour. This malt can be used in single temperature mashing but you may need to increase finings rates to drop out the additional protein.
Find out more about our German Pilsen Malt here.
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