Caramel/Crystal Malt – 55L

Also known as: Crystal Malt 55L, Caramel Malt 55L

Caramel/Crystal Malt


Caramel/Crystal Malt – 55L is a popular grain used in beer brewing that adds a distinct flavor profile to the final product. It imparts notes of caramel, toffee, and sometimes even raisins or dried fruit. This malt contributes sweetness and complexity to the taste of beer, resulting in a rich and full-bodied brew.

In addition to its flavor contributions, Caramel/Crystal Malt – 55L also affects the color of the beer. With its black hue, it can add depth and darkness to lighter beers or enhance the richness of darker styles. Its properties include providing body and mouthfeel as well as aiding in head retention. This particular malt is commonly used in various beer styles such as amber ales, brown ales, stouts, porters, and Scottish-style beers. Its ability to enhance both flavor and appearance makes it an essential ingredient for brewers looking to create complex yet balanced beers with robust flavors.



108 < 145 < 145 EBC
41 < 55 < 55 °L


1.6 < 6.0 < 19.5 %

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