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Old 02-09-2009, 07:04 PM   #1
Jun 2008
Poland, EU
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My LHBS introduced new variety of pils malt: Weyermann Premium Pilsener, specs:

it is some 20% more expensive than normal pilsener malt:

dou you think is it worth it? I see its saccrification time is 20 min vs. 15 min in normal pils, maybe it is somewhat less modified?

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Old 02-09-2009, 10:30 PM   #2
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If that is Weyermann's Bohemian Pils malt produced from Hanka barley it is very good. I brewed a Czech-style pils with that malt and it was excellent. It is less modified than their standard German pils malt so I did two short intermediate rests @ 45C/113F and 56C/133F before the main rest @ 66C/151F. The wort was extraordinarily sweet and light in color. You may not want to use this for everyday brews but it's a great malt for a Bohemian pils.

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Old 02-09-2009, 10:35 PM   #3
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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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That is what I use for my Pils malt on everything. I think it is great.

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