Simpsons Crystal Medium Oz

Article number: 308

Simpsons Crystal Medium imparts a more dark-golden to copper hues to the finished beer, and contributes more of the familiar crystal malt flavor notes of malty sweetness, caramel, and toffee.

Malt Type: Crystal Malt
Grain Origin: United Kingdom
Wort Color: 63.2-71.8 Lovibond (167-190 EBC)
Moisture: 0.05
Usage: Up to 20%


Application Tip:

Often found in darker ales and lagers, Crystal II proves a versatile grain for a wide range of styles including Munich Dunkels, Brown Ales and Porters. When used in modest amounts, Crystal II adds a facet of mild sweetness in Belgian Dubbels and Dark Strong ales.

For a Black IPA, specify a malt bill with 79.7% 2-row pale malt, 10.8% German Dark Munich malt, 4.9% de-husked Carafa III malt and 4.6% TF&S Crystal II malt. For the hop bill, utilize Chinook @ 60 minutes remaining for 74.5 IBUs and Simcoe and Amarillo @ 5 minutes remaining to reach an IBU of 5.2 and 3.7 respectively. Ferment with Wyeast 1098 British Ale yeast. Following fermentation, transfer the beer to secondary and dry hop with 1 oz Simcoe and 1 oz. Amarillo for 3 days only.

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