Blonde ale adjustment?

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  1. mrkrausman

    mrkrausman New Member

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    I am brewing my second blonde AG. I would like more of a bready taste to the beer by adding a small amount of Vienna or Munich without increasing the ABV. I am not sure which one. How do they differ in flavor?
     
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    Not sure either give a bready quality. Munich is more malty, while Vienna is sweeter. Wheat might be a good way to give it more flavor without changing the color.

    http://www.howtobrew.com/section2/chapter12-1.html

    I'd start with wheat or vienna on a blonde ale, maybe 10% of the grain bill.
     
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    I use 1.5 pounds Vienna malt in my blonde. Turns out very nice!
     
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    Biscuit Malt will do it , just a little though also Victory
     
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    Thanks guys. I am leaning toward Vienna. We will see. I want to taste a little more malt in this one.
     
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    A follow up to this is that I received many compliments on adding the Vienna malt.
     
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    My Blonde uses a pound of Vienna. The medal I use for my profile pic was for my blonde.
     

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