EBC-Min 5
EBC-Max 7

BEST Pale Ale

BEST Pale Ale is ideally suited as a base for numerous variants of Anglo-Saxon ales and many other beers where a fuller golden color and a tangier, but also fuller-bodied taste are desired.
For Pale Ale, Kölsch, Pilsener beers as well as all other specialty beers.


Parameter Minimum Maximum Einheit
Moisture content 4.9 %
Extract (dry substance) 80.5 %
Fine-coarse difference (EBC) 2.0 %
Viscosity (8,6%) 1.6 mPas
Friability 81.0 %
Glassiness 2.5 %
Protein, dry basis 9 11.5 %
Soluble nitrogen 610 780 mg/100g
Kolbach index 36.0 45.0 %
Wort color 5.0 / 2.3 7.0 / 3.1 EBC / L
Wort pH 5.7 6.6
Grading > 2,5mm 90 %
Diastatic Power 240 WK
ß-Glucan (65° C) 350


All raw materials are tested for pesticides, mycotoxins and heavy metals and meet the requirements of VO (EG) 165/2010 and 396/2005.

All BEST malts are regularly tested for N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). Their nitrosamine content is below the permissible limit.

All BEST malts comply with VO (EG) No. 1829/2003, 1830/2003, 49/2000, 18/2001 and 50/2000. We work without irradiation and without genetically modified raw materials, ingredients or additives.

All BEST malts as well as their packaging are produced in strict compliance with DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 and HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) food safety management system.

BEST malts comply with the German Purity Law.

The cultivation of the barley until the delivery of the malt is carried out in accordance with the regulation EC / 178/2002.

We are also certified according to the EC-ÖKO regulation (DE-ÖKO-005).


For Pale Ale, Kölsch, Pilsener beers as well as all other specialty beers.

% of the grain bill



In bulk, sacks size 25 kg/55 lbs and 50 kg/110 lbs, super sacks size 500-1,000 kg/1,100-2,200 lbs. All of our malts are also available in crushed form on request.

Shelf life

At least 24 months if stored under cool (max. 20 °C/68 °F) and dry (max. 35 % RH) conditions.
For crushed malt: 12 months.


Our specialists will be happy to advise you if you wish.

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