With a higher husk content than 2 – Row malts, 6 – Row base malt provides a higher enzyme content, making 6 – Row malt well suited for high adjunct brewing. Brew and Grow recommends utilizing the grain as the base malt for beers with high quantities of Rice and/or Corn.
Lovibond: 1.5 -2.5
Usage Rate: 100%
Moisture: 4.5 Max
Typically utilized in the brewing of American or Mexican lagers, allowing for the conversion of adjuncts such as flaked rice or flaked corn. For recipes with 20 – 50% adjuncts, 6 – Row malt provides the required enzymes to convert starches to sugars and produce the hues found in styles such as Classic American Pilsner or Cream ale.