Wheat malt is made from high quality wheat. Varieties suitable for the brewing purposes are used. The malting process does not differ much from pilsner malt production. Final air-on temperature is normally between 72-80 °C.
Wheat malt is used mainly for wheat beers and some other top fermented beers. Wheat malt is also used for lager beers for flavor enrichment and to improve foam stability. Typical rate of usage is around 50 % of the grist for wheat beers and appr. 20 % for the premium lagers.
Wheat malt can be used also for lager beers for flavor enrichment.