CaraAmber

Type:
Caramel/Crystal Malt
Recipes:
14,237

Profile

CaraAmber is a type of caramel/crystal malt utilized in beer brewing that is known for its dark color and unique flavor profile. It is often incorporated in brewing darker beer styles such as Bock, Oktoberfest, Marzen, and other German lagers, or in Amber and Red Ales, imparting a rich color that matches its distinct taste.

The flavor profile of CaraAmber is complex and multifaceted, making it a key component in creating beers with depth. It provides a combination of sweet caramel, bread crust, and toasted malt flavors, which add a full-bodied mouthfeel and depth to the beer. CaraAmber's use also brings a balance to beers by adding a hint of residual sweetness that counteracts the bitterness of hops. Therefore, it plays a pivotal role in creating a balanced, full-bodied, and rich-tasting beer.

Characteristics

Color

50 < 60 < 95 EBC
19 < 23 < 36 °L

Amount

1.4 < 6.7 < 26.7 %

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