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Briess Caramel 60L Malt 1 lb

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Briess Caramel 60L Malt is a great choice for beer making. This malt is made from high-quality barley and is kilned to a deep caramel color. It adds a rich, sweet flavor and aroma to your beer, as well as a deep amber color. It is perfect for adding complexity to your beer, and can be used in a variety of styles, from pale ales to stouts. It is also a great choice for adding body and mouthfeel to your beer. With Briess Caramel 60L Malt, you can create a unique and flavorful beer that will be sure to please.

Briess Caramel Malt (Crystal) 60L 1 lb gives the brewed beer an amber to brown color. With its caramel flavor, it is the perfect grain for many types of beer. Crystal malt has very little fermentable sugars, so it must be used in conjunction with other brewing malts.

TYPICAL ANALYSIS

  • Mealy / Half / Glassy 0% / 5% / 95%
  • Plump 80%
  • Thru 5%
  • Moisture 5.0%
  • Extract FG, Dry Basis 77.0%
  • Color 60º Lovibond

CERTIFICATION

  • Kosher: UMK Pareve

STORAGE AND SHELF LIFE

Store in a temperate, low humidity, pest free environment at temperatures of <90 ºF. Improperly stored malts are prone to loss of freshness and flavor. Whole Kernel Diastatic and Preground Malts best when used within 6 months from date of manufacture. Whole Kernel Roasted Malts may begin experiencing a slight flavor loss after 18 months.

FLAVOR & COLOR CONTRIBUTIONS

  • Malt Style: Caramel Malt (Roasted)
  • Flavor: Sweet, Pronounced Caramel
  • Color: Contributes deep golden to red hues

CHARACTERISTICS / APPLICATIONS

  • Briess Caramel Malts are roaster produced. Roasters, rather than kilns, make the fullest flavored and best performing. Caramel Malts. Briess roasters are efficient drum roasters that have been custom designed and engineered to roast malt and barley. These customized drum roasters allow for the application of significantly higher temperatures to green malt. This is a must for the true crystallization of sugars and development of unique flavors, colors and physical properties only associated with the glassy, crystallized sugars of Caramel Malt.
  • Caramel Malts are characterized by a glassy endosperm with varying degrees of sweet flavor ranging from light caramel to toffee to burnt sugar. Typical color range of Caramel Malts is 10º to 120º Lovibond.
  • A distinguishing characteristic of Caramel Malts is their ability to improve foam development and stability and enhance viscosity due to non-fermentable structures they contribute to beer.
  • Produced in the U.S.A. from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row malting varieties.

SUGGESTED USAGE LEVELS

  • 1-3% For balance in Pilsners
  • 5-10% California Common Beer, Vienna, Marzen and Oktoberfest
  • 5-15% Doppelbocks, Dark Lagers and Barley Wine
  • 5-15% Certain styles of Brown Ales, Scotch Ales, Stouts and Porters

 

OTHER PRODUCTS YOU MIGHT NEED

london-beer-yeast1.png Yeast

Your yeast selection has a big impact on your overall flavor profile and mouthfeel. You have lots of choices that will work well with Briess Caramel 60L Malt.

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One Step Cleaner

If you are purchasing Briess Caramel 60L Malt, you're getting ready to make beer and need to wash your equipment. 

hopsHops

Hops is the main bittering agent in beer. You can select from a huge line of hop varietals from Hop Union to suit any brewers needs. Get the freshest hops for your next home brewing endeavor. All hops are from YHC.    

brew-pot.pngBrew Pots

The pot pictured is an 8 gallon pot that is perfect for a beer kit or a standard 5 gallon batch. 

wart-chiller.pngWort Chillers and Thermometers

Wort Chillers and Thermometers are long term investments. It is important to chill your Briess Caramel 60L Malt wort quickly. The quicker you chill it the stronger the cold break will be. You also need a good thermometer because high powered boiling changes more rapid temperature fluctuations.

SiphonsSiphons

Auto-siphons are a great luxury item to have in your brew equipment. Once you have one you will never go without one again. Don't forget to use a heavy duty sanitizer to clean it since you don't want to replace it as often as hoses. A good sanitizer for that job is Five Star San. 

FermenterFermenters

 If you are using Briess Caramel 60L Malt, you are getting ready to ferment some beer. Here's a link to our fermenter equipment.

minijet-tubing-34987-97929.jpgHoses

 Many people reuse their hoses for far too long. Replacing your hoses often or even using as single use items is highly recommended with beer making.

4708-anti-splash-funnel-95307-32839.jpgFunnels

Pouring your wort into a carboy can be tricky. Use a big funnel made just for the job. They even have different mesh screens to remove particles.  

AirlocksAirlocks

All that healthy yeast is going to make a lot of gas. You'll be needing an airlock to let it out, and not let anything in. It is recommended to replace airlocks often. Because they never physically touch the beer, the sanitation risk is too often overlooked. Bacteria can spread without physical contact in a closed environment and plastic stubbornly harbors bacteria.  

yeast-starter.pngYeast Starters

Making a yeast starter is a great way to avoid stuck fermentation and also get high yeast counts that allow the final cells to clean up after themselves, reducing off flavors and aromas. Higher populations means less yeast stress and less risk of off-flavors.  They help make better beer and can be used with Briess Caramel 60L Malt. Use the right equipment to make the job easy. Flask, Foam Stopper, and Airlock. 

 

  

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 DID YOU KNOW?

In Old English and Old Norse, the term "beer" did not refer to a malted alcoholic beverage such as ale, but rather to a sweet, strong drink made from honey and the juice of fruits other than grapes. This drink was much less common than ale, and may have been served in small drinking cups, similar to those found in early medieval grave-goods. This drink was more akin to mead or cider.