Caramel/Crystal Malt – 30L

Also known as: Crystal Malt 30L, Caramel Malt 30L, Pale Caramel, Carastan

Type:
Caramel/Crystal Malt
Recipes:
18,047

Profile

Caramel/Crystal Malt – 30L is a popular grain in beer brewing that adds a distinct flavor profile to the finished product. It imparts a rich, caramel-like sweetness with hints of toffee and roasted nuts. The malt's influence on the taste of beer can be significant, providing depth and complexity by balancing out bitter hop flavors and adding a smooth mouthfeel.

This particular type of malt is used for various purposes in brewing, including enhancing color, improving head retention, and contributing to the overall flavor profile. Its properties include being highly fermentable, which means it can contribute both sugars for yeast fermentation as well as additional flavors during mashing. The typical beer styles brewed with Caramel/Crystal Malt – 30L are amber or red ales, brown porters, stouts, and Scottish-style beers. These styles benefit from the malt's ability to add richness and depth while also complementing other ingredients such as roasted barley or dark chocolate malts..

Characteristics

Color

9 < 79 < 159 EBC
4 < 30 < 60 °L

Amount

1.5 < 5.9 < 24.2 %

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