Caramel/Crystal Malt – 70L

Also known as: Crystal Malt 70L, Caramel Malt 70L

Type:
Caramel/Crystal Malt
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Profile

Caramel/Crystal Malt – 70L is a caramel/crystal malt that adds a rich, sweet, and malty flavor profile to beer. It imparts notes of toffee, caramel, and sometimes hints of dark fruit or raisins. This malt greatly influences the taste of beer by adding complexity and enhancing sweetness.

This particular type of malt is commonly used in brewing to add color and body to beers. Its properties include contributing a deep black color as well as providing unfermentable sugars that increase the final gravity of the beer. The added body from this malt can improve mouthfeel and give beers a full-bodied character. Typical beer styles brewed with Caramel/Crystal Malt – 70L include amber ales, brown ales, porters, stouts, bocks, scotch ale/wee heavy, and barleywine. These styles benefit from its ability to enhance flavors without overpowering other ingredients in the recipe.

Characteristics

Color

185 < 185 < 199 EBC
70 < 70 < 75 °L

Amount

1.5 < 5.6 < 18.2 %

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