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Now Boarding Domestic Malts

When planning your next brewing journey, consider traveling domestically with your malt choice. Thanks to BSG’s wide selection of domestic malts, you’ll have the freedom to explore a world of flavors but at local prices. So, you can cut costs but not quality.

To help you get started we’ve put together an itinerary of some domestic malts worth visiting for your next brew.

Rahr North Star Pils™

With overtones of honey and sweet bread, flavor and aroma notes of hay and nutty character. Rahr North Star Pils™ is a base malt you can set your compass by! Great for any beer style, but perfect for a classic lager.

Ghost Town Brewing recently journeyed with North Star Pils™ and came back with more than just a t-shirt. You can read all about their award-winning trip here.

Rahr Pale Ale

Rahr Pale Ale is an ale-style base malt made from a blend of North American 2-row barleys. Slightly darker than Rahr 2-Row or Pilsner malts. Rahr Pale Ale provides a good malt flavor, and high extract yield. Well suited to American, English, or continental ales.

Rahr Dextrin Malt

Whether you’re looking to boost mouthfeel in hazy or to show off a mousse like foam stand on a pils, Rahr Dextrin Malt is designed to improve your beer. Lower modification and higher protein levels mean better body, improved haze formation, and stable foam, while the low color makes it suitable for use in even the palest styles.

You can learn all about El Segundo Brewing’s magical experience exploring the fluffier foam of Rahr Dextrin Malt here.

Gambrinus ESB Pale Malt

This ‘Extra Special British’ Pale malt is malted for brewers seeking the unique flavor imparted by British Pale Malt. Gambrinus has modified its malting process to give you a distinctive malt traditionally found only on the British Isles. ESB Pale Malt is ideal for authentic English-style bitter, pale ale, and IPA.

Gambrinus Munich Light

This plump, sweet, and mellow Munich malt delivers impressions of toast, pretzel, toffee, and caramel, with nutty and cereal grain background notes. Ideal as the base malt for amber or red ales, Altbier, Scottish ales, and traditional Bavarian lagers such as a doppelbock.

Gambrinus Vienna

This mellow kilned malt is the perfect bridge between a Pale and Munich malt. Ideal for any amber beer Use at up to 100% for traditional Vienna and Märzen to add a balanced malty character with strong suggestions of honey, toffee, and caramel. Can also be used as a smaller fraction of the grist to add cereal, biscuit, and toasty notes to pale ale or IPA, Kölsch and blonde ales, Belgian styles. It’s even great in a Mexican Amber Lager.

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