CaraRye

Type:
Caramel/Crystal Malt
Recipes:
6,426

Profile

CaraRye, a caramel/crystal malt with a deep black color, is widely used in beer brewing to enhance the flavor profile and influence the taste of various styles. Known for its rich and robust flavors, CaraRye brings a distinct sweetness and hints of roasted grain to beers. Its unique properties contribute to an increased body and mouthfeel while adding complexity to the final product.

One of the primary uses of CaraRye in brewing is for adding depth and character to darker beer styles such as stouts, porters, and dark lagers. The addition of this specialty malt helps create a smoothness that balances out any bitterness from hops or other ingredients. Additionally, brewers often incorporate CaraRye into rye-based beers or those seeking spicy notes due to its high content of rye grain.

Characteristics

Color

69 < 199 < 292 EBC
26 < 75 < 110 °L

Amount

1.2 < 5.1 < 20.7 %

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