What beers use Maris Otter?

Is Maris Otter good for IPA?

Malt. … Indeed, I like to use Maris Otter pale malt even though it gives a slightly lower extract yield than other pale malts, as it gives a good background nuttiness to the beer. Other English 2-row pale malts still work pretty well, though.

What does Maris Otter taste like?

Maris Otter is considered a very “malty-tasting” pale base malt, which has made it a favorite among traditional cask ale brewers for decades.

What’s the difference between Maris Otter and pale malt?

If a recipe says “Maris Otter” or “MO” it almost always means “Maris Otter Pale Malt”. Maris Otter is just the variety of barley. Pale is the way it has been malted. The Pale Ale Malt on the website may actually be Maris Otter or it may be another variety of barley, but either way it will be fine for brewing.

What is the Diastatic power of Maris Otter?

Diastatic power ranges from 40 to 60OL (Lintner) depending on the manufacturer. So, Maris Otter has above the recommended minimum of 35oL to allow self conversion.

What can I substitute for Maris Otter?

Re: Substitute for Maris Otter extract

If not, then use a domestic pale extract. You might steep 2 oz of Biscuit malt along with your specialty grains to get some of the flavor. It won’t be the same, but it might be more in the ball park.

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What is the difference between Maris Otter and 2-row?

Lauded for its ability to impart toasty yet delicate biscuit-like character, Maris Otter is one of the most commonly used base malts by brewers of styles ranging from English Mild to American IPA. A bit less expensive, standard American 2-row malt is said to provide a simpler and cleaner malt component to beer.

What is a 2-row grain?

2-row grows fewer grains on the head of the barley (2 per head instead of 6 per head). This allows the grains to grow plumper, and will typically result in a larger and more consistent grain size.