Cara Malt

Tasting Notes

  • Sweet caramel
  • Malty
Cara Malt
Beer Styles

All beer styles (foam and mouthfeel)

Usage

Up to 15%

Cara Malt is a very low colour Crystal Malt which has an almost completely glassy endosperm. It contains a greater degree of sweetness than Crystal Malt and the harsher nutty roasted flavours are not present.

It greatly improves body, foam retention and beer stability whilst adding little colour. It has therefore, become very popular in the production of lagers where it is used to assist in enhancing flavour and character. For this reason it has also become a common constituent in low alcohol beers.

Typical Analysis

ParameterIoBEBCASBC
Moisture6.0% max6.0% max6.0% max
Extract277 L°/kg73.0%73.0%
Colour23-32 EBC25.0-35.0 EBC9.9-13.7 °L
Moisture
IoB
6.0% max
EBC
6.0% max
ASBC
6.0% max
Extract
IoB
277 L°/kg
EBC
73.0%
ASBC
73.0%
Colour
IoB
23-32 EBC
EBC
25.0-35.0 EBC
ASBC
9.9-13.7 °L

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