Imported Malts & Grains
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BEST Caramel® Aromatic BEST Caramel® Aromatic gives beer an increasingly strong, malty and "caramely" flavor, as well as a correspondingly darker color. Its sensory profile ranges from honey with a light cream toffee note to a dark, strong caramel with hints of almond and nut.NZ$ 5.00 1kg
BEST Red X® is a malt that has become synonymous with red-tinted beers. As it can make at 100% of the grain bill, there is no need to add any other malt. Thanks to its exceptional process reliability and optimal processability, BEST Red X® can be employed to brew consistently fiery beers with intense reddish hues.NZ$ 5.30 1kg
Carared® is perfect for adding red colour values to red ales and Vienna lagers. Slightly aromatic. Contributes gentle maltiness as well as some body to finished beer.
Est. EBC: 40-60
Est. Lovibond: 15.5-23NZ$ 5.50 1kg
This low colour Maris Otter makes a great base malt for all types of light ales, bitters, and lagers. This barley is well modified producing consistent extract within the light ale colour range, producing lightly sweet and flavourful worts. 3-4 EBCNZ$ 4.90 1kg
English base malt with great bready character. Pale Ale malt forms the majority of the grist for a typical U.K. Pale Ale or Bitter beer and is made from some of the best barley available.
Est. EBC: 5-7
Est. Lovibond: 2.5-3NZ$ 4.20 1kg
Est. EBC: 4.5-5.8
Est. Lovibond: 2.2-2.7
Golden Promise, traditionally grown in Scotland, is very versatile and may be used in many ales and lagers to produce a sweet and clean wort. An integral ingredient in Scottish ales and lagers. Great base malt for UK and American IPAs.NZ$ 5.20 1kg
Marris Otter is an English thoroughbred. The resulting malt is typically described as having a rich, nutty flavour, well suited to a range of ales including English IPAs, Brown Ales, Porters and Stouts.
Est. EBC: 5-7
Est. Lovibond: 2.5-3NZ$ 4.20 1kg
BEST Pilsen Malt is rich in enzymes and has a high extract value. Used either alone or together with other malts, it is the perfect base malt for all kinds of exceptional and flavor-some beers.
Est. EBC: 3-4.9
Est. Lovibond: 1.5-2.3NZ$ 4.20 1kg
The lightest of our PIlsner malts. The perfect foundation grist for all extra pale lagers and Pilsners
Est. EBC: max 2.9
Est. Lovibond: max 1.5NZ$ 4.20 1kg
BEST Pale Ale is an ideal basis for many different styles of English Ale and numerous other beers that require a fuller, golden color and a tangy but also more full-bodied taste.
Est. EBC: 5.7-6.1
Est. Lovibond: 2.3-3.1NZ$ 4.70 1kg
BEST Vienna produces a golden color, excellent foam and a pleasant mouth feel in the finished beer. Unlike BEST Heidelberg, this malt uses two-row brewing barley varieties that create more color during the malting process. The protein content is somewhat higher than in a Pilsen malt of the same crop year
Est. EBC: 8-10
Est. Lovibond: 3.5-4.2NZ$ 4.40 1kg
BEST Munich intensifies the mouth feel and malty flavor of amber to dark beers in a pleasant way. Even a small amount in the grain bill gives the beer a typical malty note. Due to the generally higher levels of protein in this malt, the higher its concentration in the grain bill, the better the foam of the beers brewed with it.
Est. EBC: 11-20
Est. Lovibond: 4.6-8NZ$ 4.40 1kg
BEST Munich Dark creates intensive, full-flavoured beers with a distinctly malty body and a luminous, dark colour.
Est. EBC: 21.35
Est. Lovibond: 8.4-13.6NZ$ 5.50 1kg
BEST Wheat Malt emphasizes the effervescent freshness and typical top-fermented flavor of wheat beer. It is produced exclusively from high-quality brewing wheat. As it has a higher protein content than a Pilsen malt, BEST Wheat Malt is not only suited to producing typical wheat beers, but also enhances the mouth feel and improves the foam of all top-fermented beer styles.
Est. EBC: 3-6-6.0
Est. Lovibond: 1.9-2.7NZ$ 4.20 1kg
Carabelge is a drum-roasted caramel malt made from two-row, German barley that can be used to deliver mild and restrained notes of honey, caramel flavor and aroma, while also imparting honey-colored hue.
Est. EBC: 30-35
Est. Lovibond: 11.8-14NZ$ 4.50 1kg
Caramalts are used to give colour and flavour to pale beers but should be used with care to avoid making the beer too dark or giving it too cloying a flavour.
Est. EBC: 30-40
Est. Lovibond: 12-15.5NZ$ 4.80 1kg
Dark Caramalt produces strongly sweet caramel toffee like flavours. They contain no enzymes.
Est. EBC: 80-110
Est. Lovibond: 30-42NZ$ 4.80 1kg
Pale crystal produce strongly sweet honey and toffee-like flavour and are sufficiently converted that they can be steeped without mashing to extract their flavour.
Est. EBC: 90-110
Est. Lovibond: 34-42NZ$ 4.80 1kg
Est. EBC: 130-150
Est. Lovibond: 50-56NZ$ 5.20 1kg
Est. EBC: 220-260
Est. Lovibond: 83-98NZ$ 4.80 1kg
German grown two-row spring barley golden-brown, slightly aromatic kernels. Contributes amber to reddish-coppery colour to finished beer.
Est. EBC: 80-100
Est. Lovibond: 30-38NZ$ 5.20 1kg
Produced with German grown two-row spring barley golden-brown, slightly aromatic kernels. Contributes amber to reddish-coppery colour to finished beer. Use up to 5% of total grain bill for paler beers, up to 20% for darker beers.
Est. EBC: 110-130
Est. Lovibond: 41-49NZ$ 5.20 1kg