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Briess white wheat gives a malty flavor not obtained with raw wheat. Flavor is less pronounced than red wheat, but maintains better consistency in the mash. Flavor contributions: sweet, malty, wheat, floury, doughy. Typical Color L: 2.5. Full spec sheet here.
For boosting gravity. Also used in cider production. Buy big and save!
Riverbend Appalachian Wheat
Produced here in Asheville, this is what Riverbend has to say about this regional malt- "This malt uses a new regionally adapted variety of soft red wheat called Oakes. This variety was developed for use in the artisan bread industry, but we’ve found it makes a great malting variety as well! The aroma and flavor are more pronounced than traditi...
Hydrometer Test Cylinder
Used to hold the sample for taking gravity or proof readings. Available in plastic or glass. NOTE: If proofing spirits, you MUST use glass; the plastic can't handle high octane.
6.5 Gallon Plastic Fermentor
Food grade fermenting bucket with graduated markings showing volume. Includes a drilled/grommeted lid.
15.5" long, with a solid metal base and easy-to-read 3-scale readout. Packaged, with instructions, in a tube with no hanger cap. Readings idealized at 60°F. Works for beer, wine, cider, mead, and mashes. Scales: Balling: 0-38% Potential ABV: 0-22% Specific Gravity: 0.990 - 1.170
Adds proteins to increase body and head retention. Great for stouts. Available in 25lb. bulk.
Also known as flaked corn, we have it available by the pound or in bulk. Used in certain American lagers, cream ales, and whiskey production.
Riverbend Carolina Rye
This malt is produced here in Asheville using an heirloom variety called Wrens Abruzzi that has been grown in the south for over 200 years. Look for classic blend herbal spice, black peppercorn, and citrus flavor. Color 5.5L
A heavy, PET plastic carboy ideal for fermentations of wine or beer, including secondary. The material is completely taste and odor free, stain resistant, and impermeable to oxygen. Unlike glass, these are lightweight and virtually unbreakable (no trips to the ER for stitches!). Smooth inner walls prevent sediment from collecting and make for e...
A classic for home brewers. These glass carboys are from Italy and come in multiple sizes. We recommend using the 6.5 gal for primary fermentation, the 6 gal for doing secondary fermentation on wine or beer, the five gal for secondary, and the 3 gal for small batches. NOTE: We do not currently ship glass. These are for in store pick up only. How...
30" Carboy Brush
Team me up with a good cleaner such as PBW or OBW and we'll make cleaning that carboy a breeze.
Beechwood Smoked Malt
This smoked malt from Swaen is a traditional "rauchmalt" as used in German smoked beers. Smoke character is smooth and woody, without being earthy or ashy. May be used up to 100% Color 2.8L. Full spec sheet here.
Cherry Smoked Malt
Briess cherry-smoked "rauchmalt" has intense but smooth sweet smoked flavor and aroma reminiscent of summer backyard barbeques. It's delish! Color 5L. Full spec sheet here.
7.9 Gallon Plastic Fermentor
Food grade bucket with graduated markings showing volume. Includes drilled/grommeted lid.
Proximity malted rye adds a distinct slick earthy spiciness. 3.7L
A 7.9 gallon conical fermenter that enables both primary and secondary fermentation in a single vessel. Reduces chances of contamination and oxidation caused by the racking process. Collection ball is great for yeast harvesting as well. Includes wall mounting hardware, collection ball, thermowell for optional thermometer, and airlock. Pictured, ...