Product overview

BASE MALTS

IREKS Pilsner Malt (Wort Colour: 2,5 - 5 EBC | Lovibond: 1,4 - 2,3)

This light IREKS brewing malt is suitable for the production of light beers and, in addition, forms the basis for most types of beer. It is characterized by a light colour combined with a high enzymology and high extract contents.

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IREKS Pale Ale Malt (Wort Colour: 5 - 7 EBC | Lovibond: 2,3 - 3,1)

Due to its slightly stronger colour in comparison to Pilsner Malt, this IREKS brewing malt gives the beers a more golden hue, such as is present in exponents of the Anglo-Saxon beers.

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IREKS Vienna Malt (Wort Colour: 8 - 10 EBC | Lovibond: 3,5 - 4,2)

This brewing malt does not only enhance the golden beer colour, it also increases its full-bodied taste. In this way, it is very well suited for Export and Märzen beers.

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IREKS Munich Malt (Wort Colour: 18 - 22 EBC | Lovibond: 7 - 9)

The ancient form of malt. Dark kiln-dried, malt-aromatic and highly modified, it fulfils the demands of dark beers, but is also suitable as an additive to vary the beer colour and the aroma profile of light beers.

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SPECIALITY MALTS

IREKS Mela Red Alder (Wort Colour: 40 - 50 EBC | Lovibond: 15 - 20)

Due to a special process, stewing, especially many low-molecular substances are formed in this IREKS kiln-dried malt, which are transformed into strong aroma and colour substances during subsequent kilning. For this reason, this malt is particularly suitable for supporting a strong malt aroma and achieving, at the same time, hues of red which come from the melanoidins formed.

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IREKS Mela Beech (Wort Colour: 80 - 90 EBC | Lovibond: 30 - 35)

Due to a special process, stewing, especially many low-molecular substances are formed in this IREKS kiln-dried malt, which are transformed into strong aroma and colour substances during subsequent kilning. For this reason, this malt is particularly suitable for supporting a strong malt aroma and achieving, at the same time, hues of brown which come from the melanoidins formed.

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IREKS Aroma Malt (Wort Colour: 260 - 300 EBC | Lovibond: 100 - 115)

The crowning glory of the IREKS speciality malts. A solidly dark colour and a full aroma turn this malt into an absolute highlight among the speciality malts. Produced as a kiln-dried malt and not as a roasted malt, this speciality from the IREKS Company is suitable for enhancing the malt aroma and the colour of dark beers without bringing a roasted taste into the beer which could possibly be perceived as being “rough”. Over and above, it gives the beers a rugged taste profile, mainly only achieved by use of the decoction method which requires a great deal of time and effort.

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IREKS Crystal Maple (Wort Colour: 3 - 6 EBC | Lovibond: 1,6 - 2,7)

The lightest of the IREKS crystal malts serves to increase the foam stability and to raise the full-bodied taste of very light beers, without influencing the colour of the beer.

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IREKS Crystal Birch (Wort Colour: 10 - 15 EBC | Lovibond: 4 - 6)

Should a moderate variation of the beer colour with a simultaneous increase in the full-bodied taste and foam stability be required, then this IREKS crystal malt is strongly recommended.

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IREKS Crystal Oak (Wort Colour: 25 - 35 EBC | Lovibond: 10 - 15)

This IREKS crystal malt does not only serve to bring subtle brown hues and an enhancement of the foam stability, it introduces, at the same time, subtle hints of caramel.

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IREKS Crystal Mahogany (Wort Colour: 55 - 65 EBC | Lovibond: 20 - 25)

An IREKS crystal malt which, in addition to pleasant hints of caramel, also introduces reddish colour components.

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IREKS Crystal Rosewood (Wort Colour: 110 - 130 EBC | Lovibond: 40 - 50)

With this IREKS crystal malt, the colour of the beer can be varied on the one hand, on the other, the foam stability and the full-bodied taste increased. At the same time, strong caramel and subtle roasted aromas are enhanced.

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IREKS Crystal Teak (Wort Colour: 140 - 160 EBC | Lovibond: 50 - 60)

With this IREKS crystal malt, the colour of the beer can be varied on the one hand, on the other, the foam stability and the full-bodied taste increased. At the same time, strong caramel and subtle roasted aromas are enhanced.

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IREKS Crystal Ebony (Wort Colour: 380 - 420 EBC | Lovibond: 140 - 160)

This especially dark IREKS crystal malt can also be used in low quantities in the grist for light beers to vary the colour without influencing the taste significantly. Over and above, the level of colour, the full-bodied taste and the foam stability of dark beers can be intensified.

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IREKS Chocolate Malt (Wort Colour: 800 - 1000 EBC | Lovibond: 300 - 380)

This IREKS roasted barley malt does not only give the beers a more intensive level of colour, it also provides impressions reminiscent of dark chocolate or coffee.

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IREKS Black Malt (Wort Colour: 1300 - 1500 EBC | Lovibond: 490 - 570)

Extremely darkly roasted, this IREKS malt serves to intensify the colour and to achieve a clear roasted taste, which can also be avoided, however, by an especially late addition during mashing.

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IREKS Sour Malt (Wort Colour: 2 - 5 EBC | Lovibond: 1,2 - 2,3)

IREKS Sour Malt contains up to 4.5 % natural lactic acid, the reason why it is very well suited for adjusting the pH value of the mash. This benefits the enzyme activities and thus increases the brewhouse yield. The optimum quantity of addition has to be determined by every brewery individually, as this depends on many factors such as, for example, the quality of the water for brewing, the mashing programme and the grist, etc..

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IREKS Spitz Malt (Würzefarbe: 2 - 4 EBC | Lovibond: 1,2 - 2,0)

Spitz Malt got its name from the rootlets which protrude slightly due to a reduced germination process. As a result of the low modification, it is suitable for compensating very highly modified malts and for the general enhancement of the foam stability.

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IREKS Smoked Malt (Wort Colour: 3 - 8 EBC | Lovibond: 1,6 - 3,5)

To achieve a typical, smoked ham-like taste and aroma profile.

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IREKS Rye Malt (Wort Colour: 4 - 10 EBC | Lovibond: 2,1 - 4,3)

IREKS Rye Malt is suitable for the production of the finest craft beers. Due to its high content of arabinoxylans, the rye malt leads to a relatively high viscosity in the beer which causes a creamy, velvety mouth feel. In addition, IREKS Rye Malt provides the typical hint of bread which is associated with rye beers.

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WHEAT MALTS

IREKS Wheat Malt light (Wort Colour: 3 - 5 EBC | Lovibond: 1,6 - 2,3)

IREKS Wheat Malt light is distinct due to a very high extract content and it hardly influences the colour of the beer. It is suitable as a basis for wheat beers and as a component for top-fermented beers such as Ale, Kölsch, Alt and multi cereal beers.

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IREKS Wheat Malt dark (Wort Colour: 14 - 18 EBC | Lovibond: 6 - 7)

IREKS Wheat Malt dark serves to intensify the brown hues and malt aromas in wheat beers and other top-fermented beer specialities.

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IREKS Wheat Malt black (Wort Colour: 1600 - 1800 EBC | Lovibond: 600 - 6680)

An extremely darkly roasted IREKS Wheat Malt black which gives the beer specialities an intensive black colour and  a strong, but at the same time full, roasted aroma. As a result of the spelts which are not present in wheat, this malt is distinct due to a less bitter taste.

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