Spike Brewing 12.5 Conical Fermenter Giveaway - Enter Now!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Organic Malts Great Western VS Breiss

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-11-2008, 03:16 AM   #1
8string
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Missoula, Montana
Posts: 86
Default Organic Malts Great Western VS Breiss

Thinking of ordering some organic malts from the 7 Bridges Co-op. The Great Western malts are a lot cheaper than Breiss. Has anyone any advice on which brand to go with. The Great Western is $0.40-0.60 cheaper per pound. And the 50 lb sacks of 2-row are GW-$42 and Breiss-$59. Is the Great Western of inferior quality in any way to Breiss? Any advice? Thanks

Brewing with my unknown homegrown hops right now. Getting ready to end the boil and start chillin.

__________________
8string is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-11-2008, 12:18 PM   #2
Bob
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Christiansted, St Croix, USVI, US Virgin Islands
Posts: 3,921
Liked 126 Times on 94 Posts
Likes Given: 36

Default

So far as I know, there is no difference in quality. McMenamin's uses Great Western organic malts in their seasonal Copper Moon. Briess's organic malts are quite popular.

I suspect the reason for the price differential has nothing to do with quality and instead with 7 Bridges rotating their perishable stock.

Go with the bargain!

Bob

__________________

Brewmaster
Fort Christian Brewpub
St Croix, US Virgin Islands

Bob is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-11-2008, 03:55 PM   #3
Blender
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Blender's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Santa Cruz, CA.
Posts: 3,116
Liked 5 Times on 4 Posts

Default

I use the Great Western malt and while I cannot compare it to the Briess it does a fine job in comparison to the Gambrinus malt.

__________________

Gary

Blender is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Great Western Malts racegnr Introductions 1 09-24-2009 12:15 AM
Great Western crystal malt (15 degrees L) dpt222 Recipes/Ingredients 4 03-23-2008 08:45 AM
Great Western Malt AGBrewer Recipes/Ingredients 3 10-03-2007 05:47 PM
Great source for malts and hops ! brewman ! Recipes/Ingredients 6 03-25-2007 10:05 PM
Anyone used Briess Organic Malts? zoebisch01 Recipes/Ingredients 11 12-11-2006 07:18 PM