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Old 07-02-2008, 02:35 AM   #1
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What can be expected from using pilsner malt with pale male ale recipes? I don't plan on lagering yet but have some pilsner malt I plan to use in part on Bier Muncher's Sterling Gold.

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Old 07-02-2008, 03:04 AM   #2
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ive used pilsener on biermunchers blonde (all i had at the time). i think it adds a lighter malt flavor but also its a little more complex flavor

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Pilsner malt has a different flavor and lighter color than regular 2 row malt. If you're adding a lot of adjuncts you may not taste the pilsner malt flavor so much, but will still get the color(or lack of it)
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Old 07-02-2008, 01:14 PM   #4
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One thing to keep in mind- wort made with pilsner malt tends to produce more DMS, so try to always do a 90 minute boil when you use pilsner malt!
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YooperBrew- that was some great info about the boiling time. I am making a kolsch today and now I know how long to boil it. thanks

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