Caramunich I Malt provides increased fullness of body and a saturated color while rounding out the malt aroma and flavor. Brew and Grow recommends using Caramunich I in dark ales and lagers, Octoberfests, Red Ales, Brown ales, Porters, Stouts and Ambers. Kilned to a golden-brown hue and with a slightly aromatic quality, Caramunich I contributes light-amber to coppery color to finished beer. Adds mouthfeel as well as gentle malt accent to the finished beer.
For the improvement of head retention, foam stability and bodifying properties in finished beers, Carahell may be specified for a usage rate of 10 – 15% of the malt bill. Carahell enhances aroma while providing a full round flavor, deep saturated color and gentle notes of caramel to the finished beer.
Designed to improve head retention in the finished beer, Carafoam enhances foam stability and overall body and mouthfeel. Typical usage rate is 5 – 10%. For beers designed to have reduced alcohol levels, the grain can constitute up to 40% of the malt bill.
Contributes body, color and head retention to Red ales, Reddish lagers, Bocks, Browns, Alt Beers and Amber Wheat’s. Perfect for adding red color values to red ales and Vienna lagers, Cara Reds slightly aromatic qualities adds gentle maltiness as well as some body to finished beer.
Cara Amber improves flavor stability, enhances color in darker styles, promotes fullness of body and adds full reddish hues. For creating better mash efficiency and notes of toffee, caramel and bread, Brew and Grow recommends using CaraAmber in Bocks, Browns, Amber ale and lager, Red lager and Munich Dunkel with utilization rates approaching a full 20% of the grist.
CaraAroma provides deep saturated color, reddish hues, improved malt character, and fullness of body while adding notes of roasted nuts, dark caramel and dried fruits to the flavor profile of finished beers.
Providing an intensified caramel aroma, Cara Bohemian will supply notes of bread, caramel, toffee and a fuller body to the fermented beer. Kilned to a dark golden-brown and with slightly aromatic kernels, Cara Bohemian malt can contribute a dark-amber to deep-coppery color to finished beers depending on the percentage specified while adding mouthfeel and a rich malt accent.
While providing a typical spicy and cracker like rye flavor, Cara Rye will contribute a brownish hue to the wort depending on the percentage specified in the malt bill.
The carefully caramelized kernels lend a slightly aromatic, biscuit-like, smooth rye component and dark-brown color to finished beer.
Rahr Unmalted Wheat is raw wheat grain, providing a strong grain flavor and quite light straw color to the finished beer. Utilized in many traditional Belgian styles, Unmalted wheat contributes flavor, cloudiness, and improves head formation in the finished beer.
Organic Caramel Malt 60L provides an excellent addition to any beer requiring a slight red color addition and mild caramel malt sweetness. Providing a deep golden to reddish hue depending on the percentage specified in malt bills, the Organic Caramel Malt 60L aids in head retention and contributes sweetness, body and caramel flavors and aromas in finished beer.
For improving head retention and body in the finished beer, unmalted wheat that has been heated until the kernel pops. Torrified wheat is used widely across across North America. A whole kernel version of wheat flakes, Torrified Malt requires milling for best performance.
Chocolate Rye enhances and adds roasted aroma to dark, top-fermented beers, providing a uniquely rye quality to the finished beer, especially in beers with malted rye as a major percentage of the overall malt bill. In small percentages, Chocolate Rye improves color correction. Brew and Grow recommends amounts in the malt bill ranging from 1 – 5%.
Mostly associated with Stouts, Flaked Barley provides head retentive and bodifying properties, creaminess while lending a rich, grainy taste to finished beers. Pre- gelatinized and mash ready, Barley Flakes do not require milling and may be used in amounts of up to 40% of the grist total.
Contributing caramel sweetness and reddish to deep red hues depending on quantity used in recipe formulation, Caramel 80L aids in head retention and contributes sweetness, body and caramel flavors in finished beer.
Briess Caramel Malt 120L provides an excellent addition to any beer requiring a slight red color addition and mild caramel malt sweetness. Contributing a deep reddish hue and roasty sweet caramel flavor to finished beers depending on the percentage allocated to the malt bill, 120 L Caramel malts are commonly found in beers with a reddish hue. Also found in darker ales and lagers, 120L Caramel Malt aids in head retention and contributes sweetness, body and caramel flavors in finished beer.
Cara-Pils dextrine malt adds body, head retention properties and stability to the beer without influencing color or aroma. Designed to upgrade all styles of beer, including lighter hued beers, Carapils® Malt is non-fermentable and proves advantageous in balancing body and flavor of dark colored beers.
When specified in higher percentages, the chocolate flavor of the malt proves quite complementary in Porters, Stouts, Brown ales, Dunkels and other styles of dark beer. Providing flavors described as rich roasted coffee and cocoa, the malt may be utilized to augment color and/or supply color correction to a variety of beer styles.
2-Row European-style malt provides clean, malty flavor in finished beers. With sufficient enzymes for self-conversion in most mash programs, Munich 10L adds a smooth yet pronounced malty flavor along with subtle sweetness in styles such as Bock beers, Octoberfests, Vienna’s.
Unique de-husked roasted barley malt adds aroma, color and body, with a mild. smooth flavor. Like the other Carafa’s, Carafa I has become a favorite among craft brewers for Stouts, Porters, Schwarzbiers, Bocks, Imperial styles and any kind of darker beer where less bitterness is desired.
Unique de-husked roasted barley malt provides aroma, color and body, with a mild, smooth flavor. By removing the husk, the maltsters have created malt designed to deliver full flavors without the acridness produced by the husk. Like the other Carafa’s, Carafa II has become a favorite among craft brewers for Stouts, Porters, Schwarzbiers, DoppleBocks, Imperial styles and any other variety of darker beers, especially in styles requiring less bitterness provided by the grain.
Unique de-husked roasted barley malt adds aroma, color and body, with a mild. smooth flavor. Carafa Malts have become a favorite among craft brewers for Stouts, Porters, Schwarzbiers, Bocks, Imperial styles and other styles of darker beers requiring less bitterness.
The classic grain associated with stouts, Roasted Barley is produced from unmalted 2 - Row barley. Roasted at high temperatures to color ratings of 300L, the grain imparts dry, acrid bitterness while providing roast and coffee flavors to the finished beer. The roasted grain is often utilized to adjust color in lighter hued beers.
Caramel Malt 60L provides an excellent addition to any beer requiring a slight red color addition and mild caramel malt sweetness. Providing a reddish hue to beers and often-found in darker ales and lagers, Caramel 60L aids in head retention and contributes sweetness, body and caramel flavors in finished beer.
Caramel Malt 40L proves an excellent addition to any beer requiring a moderate red color addition and mild caramel malt sweetness. Providing amber to reddish hues in finished beers depending on quantities specified in the malt bill, Caramel 40L aids in head retention and contributes sweetness, body and caramel flavors in finished beer.
Mash ready, Flaked Maize is produced from yellow corn and may be used in moderate quantities. Providing depth of character to lighter beers, Flaked Maize contributes alcohol production and the flavor is often described as corny. The adjunct may be used in amounts of up to 40% of the total grist.
Mash Ready Wheat Flakes greatly increase head retention and body even with utilization rates as low as 8% of the total grist. Flaked Wheat may be specified in amounts of up to 40% of total grist. Pre-gelatinized, the adjunct does not require milling.
Steamed, not roasted, mash ready Oat Flakes provide a distinct full-bodied flavor and creamy texture to finished beers. Closely associated with Oatmeal Stouts, Porters and Belgian style Wit beers, Flaked Oats may be specified in amounts of up to 30% of the total grist and does not require milling.
As an alternative to Malted Rye, Flaked Rye is mash ready and does not require milling. The adjunct has gained favor in many styles designed by craft brewers, especially in Rye Pale ale. Adds a strong rye spiciness, s strong cracker type flavor along with a dry, crisp character to the finished beer. Rye is the major grain component of Rogginbiers.
Originally adopted to dilute the high amounts of proteins in 6-row malts, the adjunct provides alcohol production and lightens color in Japanese and American style lagers and ales Mash ready Rice Flakes provide a light, crisp finish in finished beers. Flaked Rice may be utilized in recipes at rates of 25% of the total grist or less.
Rice Hulls provide lautering assistance during mashing, especially in batches with recipes requiring a significant percentage of adjuncts such as rye or oats or malt bills for high gravity styles. For traditional German Wheat beers, Rice Hulls create the conditions for proper wort filtration in traditional malt bills with rates of wheat malt of 50% or greater. For best results, utilize 2- 5% of the grist.