Caramel/Crystal Malt – 60L
Also known as: Crystal Malt 60L, Caramel Malt 60L, Medium Caramel, Medium Crystal
- Caramel/Crystal Malt
Caramel/Crystal Malt – 60L is a type of caramel/crystal malt used in beer brewing. It has a rich, sweet flavor profile with notes of toffee, caramel, and sometimes even a hint of raisin. This malt greatly influences the taste of beer by adding depth and complexity, as well as contributing to the beer's color. It is commonly used for enhancing the body and mouthfeel of beers, as well as providing a sweet and malty flavor. It also adds caramelization and sweetness to the finished product. This malt is known for its ability to contribute both sweetness and color without overwhelming the overall balance of the beer.
The properties of Caramel/Crystal Malt – 60L include its black color, which adds an amber or reddish hue to the beer. It also has a medium level of fermentability, meaning that it provides some residual sweetness without making the finished beer too heavy or syrupy. Typical beer styles brewed with Caramel/Crystal Malt – 60L include red ales, amber ales, American pale ales, brown ales, and Scottish ales. These styles benefit from the added sweetness and caramel flavors that this malt provides, resulting in beers that are smooth, balanced, and full-bodied.
40 < 60 < 67 °L