While providing fullness of body, Cara Wheat emphasizes typical wheat flavor and aroma while enhancing the color of the finished beer depending on the percentage specified in the malt bill.
With nearly 100% caramelization of the malted wheat kernels, Cara Wheat provides creaminess, body, color, and some phenolic wheat flavors to top-fermented beers.
Lovibond: 42 – 53
Usage Rate: Up to 30% for wheat beers; 5% for pale beers and 15% for dark ales
For the production of dark ale’s, Hefe-Weizen, Dunkel-Weizen and other top-fermented styles, Cara Wheat can be specified as a faceting malt to round out the flavor and aromas of various beer styles.