Briess Caramel 40L Malt

Briess Caramel 40L Malt

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40° L Briess Malting - Caramel 40L is used in some Pale Ales and most Amber Ales. It can also be used in darker beers, as well, when you are looking for the benefit of Caramel malt and some color contribution, but not the caramel notes that the higher colored Caramel malts have.

Also known as Briess Crystal 40L

See attached Document for Typical Malt Analysis

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I’m trying to make a beer that taste like Amber Bock
Jessica P on Mar 22, 2019
called for by recipe
Chris H on Mar 19, 2019
I’m trying to make a beer that taste like Amber Bock
Jessica P on Mar 22, 2019
All grain brew
Jeremy B on Mar 21, 2019
called for by recipe
Chris H on Mar 19, 2019
Keep on hand grains.
Joel M on Mar 16, 2019
Goes well in Pale Ales
wayne m on Mar 13, 2019
part of recipe
Stephen G on Mar 11, 2019
West coast ipa
Walter j on Mar 8, 2019
for beer
Mitchel B on Mar 5, 2019
Cant just have pilsner and 2 row
David price on Mar 5, 2019
Nice specialty malt
Dennis B on Mar 1, 2019
Nice to have some on hand
Ken M on Feb 12, 2019
it's what I normally use for my recipes
Thomas L on Feb 6, 2019
Add some color and caramel notes to an IPA
Harlan S C on Jan 19, 2019
jeremy j w on Jan 18, 2019
to add some color
Steven T on Jan 15, 2019
darker malt for pale ale
bryan d on Jan 12, 2019
Recipe called for it
Kevin B on Jan 8, 2019
Started bulk grain storage
Ricky H on Jan 5, 2019
Brewing a california common
Scott H on Jan 5, 2019
Better price
Christopher Ryan H on Dec 18, 2018
it's more than 20.
Eric B on Dec 15, 2018
Lowell D G on Dec 3, 2018
Scottish Ale
Gary J on Nov 21, 2018
In my brewing recipe.
Brett H on Nov 17, 2018
Per recipe
Jordan R on Nov 17, 2018
Ben Sawyers on Nov 17, 2018
Common ingredient
Peter M on Oct 30, 2018
Richard A on Oct 22, 2018
its tasty
Eric Hansen on Oct 17, 2018
WILLIAM P on Oct 5, 2018
very pleased with the price and quality
ROBERT F on Sep 27, 2018
Valued C on Sep 25, 2018
the backbone of any great american ale
Bryan R on Sep 19, 2018
Making a new recipe
Jim M on Sep 6, 2018
need for some new recipes im trying
Scott O on Sep 5, 2018
Great for color
Mikel S on Aug 27, 2018
caramel flavors without getting into dried fruit character of darker caramel malts
R O on Aug 23, 2018
adds color
Molly S on Aug 11, 2018
Good for color
Geoffrey N on Aug 9, 2018
Need for a Bell's Two Hearted clone
Phillip A on Aug 9, 2018
What the recipe called for
Merritt G on Jul 31, 2018
need for next beer
Larry D on Jul 30, 2018
My recipe for a vanilla winter ale required it.
Kaman H on Jul 28, 2018
excellent caramel contribution
Robert Nissen on Jul 16, 2018
Make yummier beer
Mitchel B on Jul 6, 2018
brewing a porter
shaun d on Jul 2, 2018
need a touch of toffee
Ryan K on Jun 6, 2018
Philip K on May 31, 2018
Ride monger on May 28, 2018
color, body, and sweetness
R O on May 25, 2018
All grain brew
Jeremy B on Mar 21, 2019
Keep on hand grains.
Joel M on Mar 16, 2019

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Great malt
Just like all the briess malts.
February 22, 2018
1 year ago
my favorite crystal malt
this is my go-to crystal for IPAs, ambers, pale ales.
January 28, 2018
1 year ago
I use Briess malt in most of my beers.
Briess Crystal 40L is always fresh from more Beer.
May 27, 2015
Great color and flavor
Contributes nicely to the color and flavor of the last IPA I made. I use this malt in most of the styles I brew. Very versatile.
May 5, 2015
This malt adds nice flavor to lots of my beers. Light enough for Pale ales and ok to use in Stouts.
May 30, 2014
Great grains
This is a great 40L Caramel malt. Imparts great color and flavor. Very versatile malt.
May 21, 2014
This grain can be used in almost anything.
May 9, 2014
Very useful malt
Use it in many recipes and coming from More Beer, you know it's fresh.
May 31, 2013
Great for many styles
Perfect for a lighter caramel note for Pale Ales, etc.
May 29, 2013
Great Grains
I buy all of my grains exclusively from More Beer and have been doing so for many years. They consistently have the freshest products in stock for the best tasting beer.
May 28, 2013