Is it possible to make an all-barley malt beer of very low color, and still avoid DMS?
If you want to brew a very, very, light colored 100 percent barley beer but are concerned about DMS, take heart. Intrepid homebrew experimenter Taylor Caron has hit upon the idea of a pre-boil “DMS rest.”
If you’ve ever taken a whiff of a pale lager and gotten a noseful of corn, then you’re already familiar with this week’s off-flavor.
Corn is a major ingredient in certain beer styles. For example, some North American lagers are brewed with corn to achieve a very light body.