Caramel/Crystal Malt – 90L

Also known as: Crystal Malt 90L, Caramel Malt 90L

Type:
Caramel/Crystal Malt
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Profile

Caramel/Crystal Malt – 90L is a caramel/crystal malt with a black color. It offers a rich and sweet flavor profile, characterized by notes of toffee, caramel, and dried fruit. This malt greatly influences the taste of beer by imparting sweetness, complexity, and depth. Its addition can enhance the overall mouthfeel and add a smoothness to the finished product.

Due to its unique properties, Caramel/Crystal Malt – 90L is commonly used in brewing various styles of beers such as stouts, porters, dark ales, and barleywines. The darker color it imparts brings about richer tones in these beers while complementing their roasted or chocolate flavors. Additionally, this particular crystal malt provides excellent head retention due to its high sugar content.

Characteristics

Color

239 < 239 < 239 EBC
90 < 90 < 90 °L

Amount

1.2 < 5.0 < 19.3 %

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