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Caramel Malt 40L proves an excellent addition to any beer requiring a moderate red color addition and mild caramel malt sweetness. Produced in a circular kiln in Sheboygan, WI, the 40L caramel malt from Cargill provides a range of red hues with lower astringency depending on the amount specified in the recipe.
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.
Lovibond: 35 – 45
Use Rate: 1 – 15 %
Moisture: 4.5% Max
Gives a sweet, medium caramel flavor and a light red color. Flavor contributions: candylike sweetness, mild caramel. Use 3-7% for Pilsener-style beers for balance. Use 5-15% for color and sweetness in light amber beers.
Lovibond: 40 L
Often utilized in Pale Ales, Bitters, Vienna’s, Octoberfest’s and other styles requiring rich amber to slightly reddish color, Caramel 40L proves useful in darker styles, adding sweetness and caramel notes in the finished beer. For sheer versatility 40L Caramel malts may be used in a wide range of styles requiring caramel malts.
For an IPA with a variety of Pacific Northwest C hops, specify a malt bill with 81.1% US 2-Row Malt, 7.7% German Vienna Malt, 7.7% Cara-Pils Malt and 3.5% 40L Caramel Malt. Hop with Columbus for bittering and Cascade, Citra and Centennial for flavoring and aroma reaching an overall IBU level of 63.4 L and include one dry hop addition of 1 oz. Citra. Ferment with Wyeast 1272 All American Ale II. O.G. 1.062. F.G. 1.015