Golden Naked Oats
- Caramel/Crystal Malt
Golden Naked Oats, a type of caramel/crystal malt grain with a golden color, is increasingly being used in beer brewing for its unique flavor profile and influence on taste. This ingredient imparts a distinct nutty and toasty character to the beer, adding depth and complexity to its overall flavor. The use of Golden Naked Oats creates a smooth mouthfeel that enhances the richness of the brew.
Due to its properties as a caramel/crystal malt, Golden Naked Oats are primarily used for their ability to add body and sweetness to beers. They contribute creamy notes while also providing flavors reminiscent of almonds or hazelnuts. With these characteristics, this grain is commonly utilized in styles such as stouts, porters, brown ales, and even some pale ale recipes where brewers seek an added touch of richness and complexity.
1 < 9 < 10 °L