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Can you Taste Small Dose of Acid Malt?

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Omahawk

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I've started looking at my water profile, reading that chapter of How to Brew, and using the EZ Water Calculator XLS. Planning to brew a Helles, and it looks like I should use a small amount (1%) acidulated malt along with some CaCl.

I've never used acidulated malt, and have read that in larger quantities it adds sourness. I'm not looking for ANY sourness in this beer.

Can you detect this small amount of acid malt in a clean lager like this?
 

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Nope. I add between 2-3% acid malt for most of my beers depending on style for mash ph adjustment. No detectable flavors from that amount.


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The "nopes" have it then. Thanks. I'll charge forward by adding a couple ounces of acidulated malt to my mash.
 
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