2-Row Premium Malt - CMC 1LB
The Canada Malting Company 2-Row malt is a versatile and popular base malt used in brewing a wide range of beer styles. It is made from two-row barley and typically has a light color, falling in the range of 1.8 to 2.2 Lovibond. This malt offers a neutral, clean, and slightly malty flavor, providing a solid foundation for showcasing both hop character and the flavors of specialty malts. It also possesses high enzymatic activity, which aids in the efficient conversion of starches to fermentable sugars during the mashing process.
Given its versatile nature and mild flavor profile, Canada Malting Company 2-Row malt is suitable for various beer styles, including but not limited to:
1. Pale Ales and IPAs: The neutral character of this malt allows the hop flavors and aromas to be prominent, making it an excellent choice for hop-forward beers.
2. Stouts and Porters: While it can be used as a base malt in darker beers, it is often accompanied by specialty malts to achieve the desired color and flavor complexity.
3. Belgian Ales: Its mild flavor and high enzymatic activity make it suitable for Belgian styles, where it can be combined with other grains and adjuncts.
4. Wheat Beers: The malt’s neutral profile pairs well with the characteristic flavors of wheat in these beer styles.
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