Cara Gold Malt (Crisp Maltings)
Crisp Cara Gold Malt - A Touch of Golden Sweetness
Crisp Cara Gold Malt is a delightful crystal malt celebrated for its subtle golden hue and distinctive fruity and toffee flavour notes.
Perfect for those seeking to add complexity and a touch of sweetness without overpowering colour, this malt finds its place in a wide array of beer styles.
Flavour & Aroma: Cara Gold's taste profile is marked by delectable fruity and toffee notes that carry through to the finished beer. Its mild caramel sweetness enriches the flavour without being overwhelming.
Colour: Falling within the EBC range of 12.0-18.0, Cara Gold adds a beautiful golden-orange tint to lagers and ales, enhancing visual appeal.
Beer Styles: With its gentle colour and unique taste, Cara Gold is suitable for virtually all beer styles, especially those where a softer, rounder mouthfeel is desired.
Enhanced Drinkability: This malt not only boosts body and mouthfeel but also contributes to foam stability. Its low malt color ensures a golden lager with fullness and improved drinkability.
Malt Substitutes: Crisp Cara Gold Malt offers a unique taste and colour profile, but if you're exploring alternatives, consider the following substitutes:
- Caramalt: Known for enhancing sweetness and body.
- CaraHell: Adds light caramel flavors without much color change.
- CaraPils: Great for improving body and head retention.
- CaraBelge: Offers more intense caramel notes.
- Light Crystal: Contributes similar sweetness with a slightly darker hue.
- Caramel Pils: Enhances body and adds a mild caramel sweetness.
Each of these alternatives provides a distinct contribution to the beer's character, and selection should be made based on the specific needs and desired outcomes of your brewing project.
- Colour EBC: 12.0-18.0
- Tasting: Fruity, Toffee
- Usage: Up to 15%
- Beer Styles: All
Adding caramelised malts to beer increases mouthfeel and body, while also contributing to foam stability.
Subject to current stock levels, malt is available in bags of 500g, 3 kg, and 25 kg.