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BuzzCraft 05-01-2009 03:57 PM

briess 2-row pale malt versus briess pale ale malt
Any comments on flavor differences between these? Is there a perceptible difference when used in pale ales? I wouldn't expect to be able (personally) to appreciate a difference between them when used in a brown/porter/stout/etc.

I'm ready to buy a 50# sack of one or the other. I've used the brewers 2 row pale malt on a number of occasions, but never the pale ale malt, so just looking for some opinions/input.


HenryHill 05-01-2009 04:28 PM

Most likely imperceptible to anyone.

I use the pale ale just because it's a point darker, and same cost.

For lighter beers than pales and such, use two-row to maintain a light color.

humann_brewing 05-01-2009 04:38 PM

I stocked up on Great Western Pale opposed to their regular 2-row because I thought it was a good compromise between a standard 2-row and something like Maris Otter Pale.

BuzzCraft 05-02-2009 12:10 AM

Thx for the input...I guess I'll go with the pale ale. Should suit my all around purposes just fine.

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