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Special W® Malt

Special W® Malt

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Weyermann® Special W® Malt, a unique specialty malt from Weyermann® Malting Company, is crafted to add distinctive malt sweetness, richness, and raisin-like flavors to your brews. With precision and expertise, this malt is designed for brewers seeking to enhance the complexity of their beers, particularly those in which a pronounced malt character is desired.

Produced through Weyermann's specialized malting process, Special W® Malt offers a Lovibond color typically ranging from 160L to 220L, resulting in a deep amber to dark brown hue in the beer. This visually appealing malt is particularly well-suited for styles such as Belgian Dubbels, Belgian Strong Ales, and other brews where a deep malt sweetness and dark fruit character are desired.

The flavor profile of Weyermann® Special W® Malt is characterized by rich malt sweetness with notes of caramel, toffee, and dark fruit such as raisins or prunes. It adds complexity and depth, making it an excellent choice for styles that benefit from a well-balanced malt profile with a focus on dark, fruity sweetness.

As a specialty malt, Weyermann® Special W® allows brewers to experiment with different quantities to achieve varying levels of maltiness and dark fruit character 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 deep amber to dark brown color and rich malt sweetness from Weyermann® Special W® are transferred to the beer, creating a satisfying and flavorful profile. Brewers can use this malt to enhance the malt character and add a unique combination of caramel, toffee, and dark fruit notes to their Belgian Dubbels, Belgian Strong Ales, and other styles, contributing to a well-balanced and nuanced final product.

Elevate your brewing endeavors with Weyermann® Special W® Malt, and let the expertise of Weyermann® Malting Company shine through in every sip of your meticulously crafted beers. Add complexity, richness, and dark fruit sweetness to your brews with this exceptional specialty malt.

Grain Specifications

Grain: Barley

Intended Use: Specialty Malt

Flavor/Aroma: Notes of raisins, dark caramel, pronounced aromas of nuts, pastries and bread

Maximum Volume: Up to 30%

Lovibond: 106 - 121.1

Country of Origin: Germany

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