Great Western Malting Crystal 15L Malt

Great Western Malting Crystal 15L Malt

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15l Great Western - Crystal 15L. The flavor is slightly sweet. It is usually used in very light colored beers such as Pilsners and Pale Ales to add body, malt flavor and a little color.

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Great Western Malting Company

LOT: 43
TYPE: Northwest C15

Moisture, % 8.0
Color, laboratory Wort, degrees Lovibond 18.0
Extract %, finely ground malt, as is 74.0
Extract %, finely ground malt, dry basis 80.4

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William K on Nov 21, 2020
Bryan L on Nov 10, 2020
William K on Nov 21, 2020
Making my first homebrew - this was on the recipe
Nick S on Nov 13, 2020
Bryan L on Nov 10, 2020
Not a home brew websites carry this.
Leonid U on Oct 26, 2020
Making beer
Theodore N on Oct 25, 2020
To Brew MadTree's Lift and Brulosophy's Tiny Bottom Pale Ale
Stephen A C on Oct 1, 2020
Benjamin E A on Sep 29, 2020
satisfied with previous use
Robert B on Aug 18, 2020
Cloning beer
Ross J B on Aug 7, 2020
Dave on Jul 14, 2020
sean r on Jun 13, 2020
Add body and a small amount of residual sweetness
David S on Jun 12, 2020
Great quality for all beer types
Raul F on Jun 5, 2020
Specific to recipe
Adam S on Jun 1, 2020
Half my recipes rely on some amount of crystal malt.
Ryan B on May 29, 2020
I use it in my blonde ale
Steven R on May 22, 2020
Pale ales
Brandon Whitehead on May 20, 2020
Dawn S on May 13, 2020
American Blonde Ale Recipe
Riley B on May 8, 2020
Smells good
troy s on May 6, 2020
For modifying recipes
Brent W on May 5, 2020
Bezdek, D on May 4, 2020
Shortage of Crystal 10, for DIPA
David K on May 1, 2020
Using for another beer.
LA W on Apr 30, 2020
Add some depth to pale ale
David H on Apr 25, 2020
william c on Apr 23, 2020
Brewing an ESB
Christian H on Apr 21, 2020
brewing bitters
Devon T on Apr 9, 2020
Pale ale style
Charlie B on Apr 6, 2020
I always use crystal 15 for the desired color of finished beer
Timothy D Sadler on Mar 27, 2020
For just a little color
Mark A on Mar 26, 2020
Amber Ale adjunct.
Greg R on Feb 29, 2020
American Pale Ale
Justin D on Jan 21, 2020
Worked well in the last batch of beer
Henry F K on Dec 19, 2019
standard use in alot of styles
bryce k c on Dec 13, 2019
Recipe calls for it.
andrew T p on Nov 25, 2019
for ipa
Steve B on Nov 4, 2019
I'm making a low-carb lager.
James Hart on Oct 17, 2019
Required in recipe
Michael M on Oct 8, 2019
wanna make some beer
Colin J Tancredi on Sep 9, 2019
Part of recipe
Harold C on Sep 6, 2019
bags. For IPA recipe.
Christine W on Aug 28, 2019
Frank Z on Aug 28, 2019
Making a blonde
Tom Kerr on Aug 28, 2019
grain bill
Luke Wilson on Aug 28, 2019
For a pale ale
Alexander L on Jun 18, 2019
Have a beer on me
Kyle on Jun 15, 2019
RHETT W on Jun 1, 2019
needs to build just a little malt
David D on May 23, 2019
Fan of great Western
Chris C on Mar 22, 2019
Making my first homebrew - this was on the recipe
Nick S on Nov 13, 2020
Not a home brew websites carry this.
Leonid U on Oct 26, 2020
What is the SRM of this?
Christopher J. Perri on Feb 16, 2020
BEST ANSWER: The others are correct that the color contribution measured in SRM is slightly darker than the name implies. However for most pale and light grains (under 20L) the Lovibond rating is a fair approximation of SRM.

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Great Western Crystal Malt
Great Malt. I am sure it will make great tasting beer.
April 20, 2018
over 2 years ago
Product is fresh, consistent, and comes on time or early.
Product is fresh, consistent, and comes on time or early.
March 21, 2018
over 2 years ago
Nice flavor
Good for an amber tinge as well.
May 26, 2015
Nice caramel flavor
Good addition to get some caramel flavor without darkening the beer too much.
May 6, 2015
Good flavor
Good grain, good flavor. Can't go wrong with this.
May 5, 2015
Good Malt
This malt is good. Use it in your light beers for a nice flavor. Comes to the house fresh.
May 30, 2014
Good for color
Great add for color and character.
May 11, 2014
Good and fresh crystal every time. I appreciate the fast shipping and great product.
May 1, 2014
The best of them all
I have tried all the popular crystal malts and this is by a wide margin the most flavorful of any light colored malt. My next issue is decide on the best Munich.
December 10, 2013
A little bit of amber color, a lot of tasty caramel flavor
I love using this to add some color and complexity; the sweet caramel flavors are great for just about any beer, though if you'r not careful they'll get overwhelmed by a lot of dark roast flavors in porters and stouts.
May 29, 2013