Produced from quality Barke® two-row spring barley. Perfect foundation grist for all lagers. Excellent modification and favorable protein and glucan levels. Excellent lautering properties. Provides finished beer with substantial body and mouthfeel, as well as good foam development and head retention. Very flexible grain with high extract efficiency for reliable lager-making in any brew house, including pub ale systems. Yields optimum results for any process from single-step to multistep infusion, to decoction. Flavor: intense malt aromas
Barke® is a variety with all-round advantages: In the malt and brew houses, it excels because of its large kernel diameter, good kernel homogeneity, good germination potential, superior diastatic power, excellent extract yield, high apparent attenuation, moderate levels of soluble nitrogen, and low beta-glucan values.In the finished beer, Barke® contributes a good body, a rich and deep malt aroma, and a creamy head with good foam stability.