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Old 11-11-2008, 04:16 AM   #1
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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

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Old 11-11-2008, 01:18 PM   #2
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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!

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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.
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