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CARAFA® Type 3 Malt

CARAFA® Type 3 Malt

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Weyermann® CARAFA® Type 3, a distinguished roasted malt from Weyermann® Malting Company, is a specialty malt that imparts a profound ebony color, intense roasted flavors, and a smooth character to your brews. Crafted with precision and expertise, this malt is designed to enhance the malt profile, providing complexity and depth to a variety of beer styles.

Produced through a specialized malting and roasting process, Weyermann® CARAFA® Type 3 offers a Lovibond color typically ranging from 488L to 563L, creating a pitch-black hue in the beer. This visually striking malt is well-suited for styles such as imperial stouts, Baltic porters, and other dark ales, where an extraordinary and robust roasted character is desired without the astringency associated with husks.

The flavor profile of Weyermann® CARAFA® Type 3 is characterized by deep roasted coffee and chocolate notes with a smooth and bold bitterness. It adds body and mouthfeel, making it an excellent choice for styles that benefit from a well-balanced malt profile with a dark and intense roasted character.

As a specialty roasted malt, Weyermann® CARAFA® Type 3 allows brewers to experiment with different quantities to achieve varying levels of darkness and roasted intensity in their beers. Whether used in smaller amounts for subtle undertones or as a significant contributor to the malt bill, this malt provides creative possibilities and versatility.

In the brewing process, the profound ebony color and intense roasted flavors from Weyermann® CARAFA® Type 3 are transferred to the beer, creating a satisfying and flavorful profile. Brewers can use this malt to enhance the malt character and add an exceptional, dark roasted element to their imperial stouts, Baltic porters, and other dark ales, contributing to a well-balanced and nuanced final product.

Elevate your brewing endeavors with Weyermann® CARAFA® Type 3, and let the expertise of Weyermann® Malting Company shine through in every sip of your meticulously crafted dark and robust beers. Add extraordinary roasted flavors and a pitch-black color to your brews with this exceptional specialty malt.

Grain Specifications

Grain: Barley

Intended Use: Roasted Malt

Flavor/Aroma: Intensely roasted aromatic; coffee, cocoa and dark chocolate notes

Maximum Volume: Up to 5%

Lovibond: 490 - 560

Country of Origin: Germany

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