CaraFa Special I

Also known as: Roasted Malt Special I, Dehusked Carafa I

Type:
Roasted
Recipes:
2,938

Profile

CaraFa Special I is a roasted grain that adds a unique flavor profile to beer brewing. With its black color, it brings depth and richness to the final product. The influence of CaraFa Special I on the taste of beer can be described as providing mild coffee and chocolate notes, along with hints of roasted malt.

This grain is often used in darker beer styles such as stouts, porters, and dark lagers. Its properties contribute to enhancing the body and mouthfeel of these beers while adding a subtle bitterness. Additionally, CaraFa Special I helps create a smooth finish by balancing out any overly sweet flavors.

Characteristics

Color

630 < 900 < 1,218 EBC
237 < 338 < 457 °L

Amount

0.4 < 2.7 < 10.8 %

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