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Red X’s full-bodied flavor and attractive, unique color coupled with easy handling in the brewery, make it the best choice for creating a broad range of new beers. Can be used in all red and reddish beer.
BEST Red X® is specially created for brewing red-tinted beers. You can use BEST Red X® for up to 100% of your grain bill – no other malt is required. Offering excep-tional reliability and optimal processability, BEST Red X® can be employed to brew consistently fiery beers with intense reddish hues. Its full-bodied flavor and attrac-tive, unique color coupled with easy handling in thebrewery make BEST Red X® the best choice for creating a broad range of newbeers, such as red-tinted wheat beers. As with all BEST malts, BEST Red X® is pro-duced using a special malting procedure exclusively from two-rowed spring malt-ing barley from recognized and thoroughly tested barley varieties.
USE: Basemalt for all red-tinted beers
Perfectly suited for amber beer, wheat beer, Alt, ale and dark beer.
RATE:Up to 100 % of the grain bill (100 % recommended for red-tinted beers)
STANDARD MALT SPECIFICATIONS (the values are harvest dependent)
Specification Unit Minimum Maximum
Moisture content % 5.5
Extract fine grind, dry basis % 79.0
Protein, dry basis % 9.5 12.0
Wort color EBC / Lovibond 28 / 11 32 / 13
Wort pH Units 5.40 6.10
Grading < 2.2 mm % 1.5
Diastatic Power WK 200