I am an extract brewer who recently started using honey malt to try to get some sweetness into some of my beers like English-style brown and amber ales. I notice the honey malt is in the specialty grain section of the online homebrew store where I buy my steeping grains. But some threads I’ve read said you should mash honey malt. I’m confused on whether this grain should be steeped or mashed? If I steep this grain, what will it yield versus if I mash it?
The rule of thumb when brewing with extracts is to steep crystal, caramel, and roasted specialty malts, and to mash specialty malts that contain starch. When crystal and caramel* malts are made,
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.