CaraMunich I

Type:
Caramel/Crystal Malt
Recipes:
40,517

Profile

CaraMunich I is a versatile caramel/crystal malt that adds richness and depth to beer. Its flavor profile consists of malty sweetness with hints of caramel and toffee, providing a smooth and full-bodied taste experience. This grain significantly influences the overall taste of beer by enhancing its maltiness and adding complexity.

This particular malt is commonly used in various beer styles such as amber ales, bocks, doppelbocks, Oktoberfest beers, and Munich-style lagers. It brings forth a deep reddish-brown color to the brew while contributing flavors that range from toasted bread to dark fruits. The properties of CaraMunich I include excellent fermentability alongside good foam retention capabilities, making it an ideal choice for both flavor enhancement and visual appeal in brewing processes.

Characteristics

Color

80 < 103 < 159 EBC
31 < 39 < 60 °L

Amount

1.2 < 5.4 < 22.8 %

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