UniGrain Rolled Rye - NEW!
UniGrain Rolled Rye - NEW!

UniGrain Rolled Rye - NEW!

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UniGrain Rolled Rye is traditionally dehulled rye grains that have been steamed and rolled into flat flakes under heavy rollers. The rye shall be fresh, sound and free from signs of pest infestation and rodent contamination. The quality of rye should comply with all relevant food standards and regulations.

UniGrain Flaked Rye has been produced specifically for brewing, developing characteristics necessary for easy and efficient use in a brewhouse. The process of gelatinizing makes the starches readily soluble and digestible by the naturally occurring enzymes in barley malt. This allows the flakes to be incorporated directly into the mash with other grains.

  • Because UniGrain Rolled Rye has a large surface area and are pre-cooked, they hydrate and disintegrate quickly. Filtration time will be normal.
  • There is no need to mill Rolled Rye Flakes. However, they can be put through the mill if that is the easiest means of adding them to the mash.
  • UniGrain Rolled Rye Flakes are made from choice rye that is fresh, sound and free from signs of pest infestation and rodent contamination. The quality of rye should comply with all relevant food standards and regulations.
  • Rolled Rye Flakes contribute a very clean distinctive rye flavour.

Product of Australia. Australian Grown and Locally Milled by UniGrain.

Typical Use:

Start at 5-10% and increase in increments of 5% because of the concentrated flavor

Rye adds a distinctive character to beer, often described as crisp, refreshing, slightly spicy and subtle. Its primary downfall is its reputation for causing stuck mashes.

One important factor to consider is rye’s high β-glucan content. β-Glucans — starches made up of long strands of glucose molecules — greatly increase wort viscosity. A slow runoff and sparge time can be expected; given rye’s high β-glucan and protein profile, filtration problems and a set mash are typical problems.

When brewing with rye, it is a good idea to keep the following hints in mind:

One important factor to consider is rye’s high β-glucan content. β-Glucans — starches made up of long strands of glucose molecules — greatly increase wort viscosity. A slow runoff and sparge time can be expected; given rye’s high β-glucan and protein profile, filtration problems and a set mash are typical problems.

When brewing with rye, it is a good idea to keep the following hints in mind:

  • Increase the mash temperature 1–2 degrees to increase the runoff (note: increasing the temperature too much creates off flavors, so care is required)
  • Add extra water to the mash, as needed, to keep it as thin as possible
  • Give the mash a good beta glucan rest
  • A simple one-step infusion is best, especially if you use a lot of rye in your recipe
  • Use good equipment
  • Avoid combining rye with raw barley; raw barley also has high levels of β-glucans, and this could make for an extremely sticky combination.

Typical Usage Rate:

  • Use up to 40% as a cereal adjunct in the total grist to create Rye Beer.
  • Start at 5-10% and increase in increments of 5% because of the concentrated flavor of Rolled Rye Flakes.

Complementary Malts:

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  • 1 Kg Bag
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Batch Analysis:

Typical Specification:

GRANULATION TEST: (Retsch AS200 - 100g – 1 minute – Amp setting 60)

 SPECIFICATION
Thickness (mm) 0.95
Remaining on US#8 (% minimum) 90
Passing through US#20 (%maximum) 2

CHEMICAL PROPERTIES:

ITEM TYPICAL ANALYSIS
Ash (%) 1.83
Carbohydrates (%) 54.2
Total DF: (%) 17.8
Energy (kJ/100g) 1380
Fat (%) 2.8

Fatty Acids:

Monounsaturated fat (%)

Polyunsaturated fat (%)

Saturated fat (%)

Trans fat (%)

 

0.6

1.4

0.3

<0.1

Protein 13.8
Sodium (mg/100g) 2.7
ITEM SPECIFICATION
Moisture (%) 12.5 maximum

This is an agricultural product, seasonal variation may occur.

Shelf Life:

  • At least one year when stored properly in dry conditions.

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UniGrain:

UniGrain has a proud and successful record in the cereal, grain and pulse milling sectors in Australia, with a history dating back to the 1970s. UniGrain mills oats from both its Victoria and West Australian mills and have now grown to become one of the largest users and millers of oats in the Asia Pacific region. All products milled at UniGrain sites are sourced locally, and like BeerCo.com.au UniGrain pride themselves on their commitment and long term relationship with Australian growers.

BeerCo.com.au are pleased to be UniGrain's exclusive distribution partner to the Australian Brewing and Distilling Industry of their premium quality unmalted cereals. Check out the range below and drop us a line with any trade or wholesale inquiries to Service@BeerCo.com.au
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