Exploring the Rich Palette of High-Dried Malt

Jarred malt: (BL) MI1010D – Dark Munich Millet Malt; (BR) MI1040 – Red Wing Millet Malt; (TC) MI1050 – Griffin Millet Malt. Also featuring a Grouse R&D Brew, the DunkelsBock.


When it comes to crafting exceptional beers, one of the most crucial elements that brewers meticulously consider is malt. Malt not only contributes to the color and flavor of the brew, but also plays a pivotal role in creating a well-rounded and memorable drinking experience. In this blog post, we delve into the realm of high-dried malt, celebrating the value of variety and exploring Grouse malt options including Dark Munich, Red Wing and Griffin Millet Malts.  

High-dried malts offer a treasure trove of possibilities for brewers seeking to elevate their craft and expand the complexity of their beer’s flavor dimensions. The process of high drying involves carefully kilning the malt to achieve specific color and flavor profiles. This level of precision is what sets high-dried malt apart, allowing brewers to create a wide array of beers that cater to different palates and occasions. 

Variety is the spice of life, and it’s no different in the world of brewing. High-dried malt offers a diverse array of options that allow brewers to experiment and create beers that span the entire flavor spectrum. What a problem to have in the gluten-free brewing realm, one that was unthinkable 10 years ago:, too many malt options to choose from?! Grouse has been on the forefront of flavor development in the non-traditional malt world, giving you the beauty of choice and variety in your grist bill creation.  


Dark Munich Malt: 8-10 SRM With its amber hue and toasty, nutty flavors, this malt is perfect for crafting robust lagers and ales. It imparts a hint of biscuity sweetness that lingers on the palate, enhancing the overall complexity of the beer. 


Red Wing Malt: 30-40 SRM When it comes to imparting a distinctive reddish hue and a hint of stone fruit goodness, Red Wing Malt takes the spotlight. Its versatility shines in a wide range of styles, from Irish red ales to autumn-inspired brews.  


Griffin Malt: 70-90 SRM This is our darkest high dried malt offering, which offers flavor notes of plum, toffee, caramelized sugar, and chocolate.   


The world of high-dried malt opens endless avenues for creativity in brewing. The range of flavors, colors, and textures that high-dried malt offers empowers brewers to craft beers that cater to diverse preferences and occasions. So, embrace the art of brewing with high-dried malt, and let your imagination run wild as you explore the boundless possibilities it brings to your craft. Remember, it’s not just about brewing beer; it’s about crafting experiences that leave a lasting impression on the senses and the soul.