Ss Brewtech’s Biggest Baddest Holiday Giveaway Ever!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing > Pilsner 2 Row VS Briess 2 Row
Thread Tools
Old 03-25-2009, 02:21 AM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Virginia
Posts: 148
Default Pilsner 2 Row VS Briess 2 Row

I recently brewed Biermunchers Sterling Gold (extract version) and love it. I have my AG setup now and want to brew a 10 gallon All Grain batch. I have briess 2 row in bulk and my LBHS said the only difference will be the color.

Briess (Briess Malt & Ingredients Co.: Base Malts) has a SRM of 1.8 and the Pilsner Malt is 2.01 to the briess version will be lighter.

I can't find a flavor or brewing profile comparison for these two malts and don't have enough experience to make an informed decision. I love the extract version (almost tempted not to attempt AG) but want to see how the AG with Rye turns out. Any guidance on these two malts?

Brewing Calendar:
1-2: Biermunchers Blue Balls 10 gal batch
3: Dunkel from "Brewing Classic Styles"
4: Hefeweizen BYOB Paulner clone
5: Biermunchers Centennial Blonde

1-4: empty

Cold Crashing: Biermunchers Tits up IPA

On Tap: American Wheat, Dunkel (wlp380), Chocolate Stout, Biermuncher OctoberFast.
iXanadu is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2009, 03:45 AM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: orange, ca
Posts: 804
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts


well i couldnt tell you exact differences between the two malts, but you lbhs is probably accurate with the color difference. if you have the ability to do this batch in all grain, i strongly suggest you convert and do it. you will notice the difference between extract and allgrain and you will love it.
ill keep my money, guns, freedom, and can keep the change.

You like fishsticks, what are you, a gay fish?
brewmasterpa is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Briess Pilsner Malt Lodovico Recipes/Ingredients 6 03-16-2012 07:04 AM
briess 2-row pale malt versus briess pale ale malt BuzzCraft Recipes/Ingredients 3 05-02-2009 12:10 AM
Rahr Premium Pilsner vs. Belgian Pilsner EamusCatuli Recipes/Ingredients 4 02-17-2009 06:58 PM
Subbing - Briess 2 row for Rahr's Pilsner Gammon N Beer Recipes/Ingredients 1 01-16-2009 04:41 PM
Briess Under-modified pilsner = poor efficiency? cweston All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 8 03-24-2007 11:02 PM

Forum Jump

Newest Threads