Gambrinus Honey Malt

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Honey Malt is a unique malt produced by the Gambrinus Malting Corporation, a small malting company in Armstrong, British Columbia, Canada.

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Honey Malt is a unique malt produced by the Gambrinus Malting Corporation, a small malting company in Armstrong, British Columbia, Canada. It is made using a special process that develops distinctive flavors. The unique process puts Honey malt in the same family as German ‘brumalt’, and melanoidin malt. The result is an intense malt sweetness free from roasted or astringent flavors, with a characteristic honey-like flavor and golden color. It really doesn’t compare to any other malt. It’s unique qualities and sweet maltiness make it a perfect specialty malt in many styles. It can be used for up to 10% of the grist but the flavor can become assertive at higher usage rates. 20-30°L
Additional Information
Malt TypeLightly Kilned / Toasted Malt
Alpha Amylase0
Diastatic Power0
Extract %80
OriginCanada
Soluble Protein %0
Total Protein %11.5
S/T0
Usage %20
Lovibond20-25
Moisture %4
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Buttered toast with a hint of... peach jam?
This grain was a standout for me. What initially set it apart was the aroma of buttered toast with peach jam. Not sure how that works, but that was my first impression. Used this in a specialty Braggot/Cyser, and it turned out sooo good. Very smooth, and retains that nice flavor and aroma of the grain. I find myself going back to this again and again. I currently have a Cider Ale with some of this thrown in for good measure, and I can't wait to use it in a future IPA I am planning.
October 8, 2015
nothing better
I can't believe there are no reviews on this stuff. This is without a doubt my favorite malt. This stuff is absolutely FANTASTIC in IPAs, pale ales and wheats. Any hop works good with it but anything citrusy paired with this malt is a match made in heaven. It's also awesome in honey amber type recipes and works really well in stouts and porters, too. I wouldn't go over 10%, though, unless you offset it with stronger flavored malts. It pairs wonderfully with Golden naked oats, too. 5 plus stars
January 11, 2014
MMMalty goodness
No other malt like this. If you want the malty sweetness(not sugary but MALTY) to stand out this is your product. I do disagree with the amount used though, I never use more than 5%. A little goes a long way. Try it and it will become one of your secret ingredients too. If you want malt standout this is the stuff.
October 11, 2014
Outstanding in IPA
1 lb. added to an IPA is outstanding. It makes a great balance especially with citrusy hops.
March 7, 2015
Gambrinus Honey Malt
Using honey can be awkward; however, using Gambrinus Honey Malt is not. Just add it to the mash or steep it on the side. It does not replicate the honey flavor but it is pretty close and you have more control over the finished product.
October 21, 2015
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Would you have to mash this or could you steep it? Thanks!
MitchInNC on Oct 1, 2015
BEST ANSWER: This is a common steeping grain in extract beers

where it provides a small amount of fermetnable sugrs but more of the unfermentable kinds that add flavors. If you mash it

you can convert more of those into fermenatable sugars. The important thing is the amount used. if you steep go for about 0.5 to 0.75 lbs to add character to the wine. While if you mash them

you could add more like a pound or two.

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