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Carafa® Special II Malt - Weyermann® Specialty Malts

Carafa® Special II Malt - Weyermann® Specialty Malts

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395 - 470 °L - Weyermann® - A German dark de-husked malt for authentic German dark Lagers such as Dunkles and Schwarzbiers. Can also be used and experimented with in other styles where a more mellow roasted grain flavor is desired. Carafa® is very similar to a debittered black malt.

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Winter warmer recipes
Andrew S on Nov 10, 2022
Recipe for a lager
Valued C on Oct 21, 2022
Winter warmer recipes
Andrew S on Nov 10, 2022
For my skin
Anthony H on Oct 31, 2022
Recipe for a lager
Valued C on Oct 21, 2022
Because I just feel special!
Chuckles on Aug 3, 2022
To brew a Munich dunkel
Ross G on Jul 28, 2022
I need it for my recipe and the price is quite good.
Mike B. on Jul 23, 2022
For a Munich dunkle
andrew on May 26, 2022
recipe calls for it
William C M on May 14, 2022
Recipe
Timothy W on Apr 12, 2022
for my new recipe
Jon Woodbridge on Mar 15, 2022
Making another batch of Gordon Strong's Irish Stout
Thomas Brophy on Jan 10, 2022
recipe
Jed r H on Nov 20, 2021
I need it
Valued C on Oct 22, 2021
Gingerbread Stout
Scott S on Sep 29, 2021
For color without roast character
Valued C on Aug 6, 2021
same
Otto B on Jul 1, 2021
I have great results using this in a Munich dunkel. Adds a subtle smooth chocolate note.
Jacob Bray on Jun 24, 2021
good alternative to roasted malt bitterness
Ryan Nelson on Jun 12, 2021
To make alt or dunkel
Clancy J P on Jun 7, 2021
porters & stouts
Mark S on Apr 27, 2021
To add some chocolate notes in a Munich Dunkel, without the bitterness.
Jacob Bray on Apr 23, 2021
Trying a new recipe
Glennn S on Apr 9, 2021
good taste
Daphne W C on Mar 12, 2021
To just add color, without bitterness
Michael K on Jan 22, 2021
hello darkness my old friend
Andrew A on Dec 29, 2020
color
John S on Nov 26, 2020
Good product
Tim on Nov 5, 2020
Brewing a Munich Dunkel and had great results with this product the last time.
Jacob Bray on Oct 28, 2020
color
Alan G on Oct 24, 2020
Byo recipe
Donald R on Oct 12, 2020
Never tried them
Mike. S on Sep 13, 2020
Only selection close to a debittered malt
Travers B on Aug 18, 2020
lager
Pete T on Jul 3, 2020
For beer recipe
Matthew J on Jun 19, 2020
Brewing a black IPA
Robert F G on Jun 10, 2020
I am making a Dunkel
Brian H on May 23, 2020
To make rauchbier
Greg M on May 15, 2020
Add some to your wert and you shall see. Not too much though.
Joseph B on Apr 22, 2020
For use in a specific recipe
Jared L on Apr 8, 2020
Stout Recipe
Robert on Mar 27, 2020
Munich Dunkel and Vienna Lager
Emily H on Mar 17, 2020
Part of my award winning recipe
Valued C on Feb 28, 2020
Specific recipe
Ed C on Feb 3, 2020
New recipe
Ken K on Jan 20, 2020
Perfect specialty grain.
Matt S on Jan 8, 2020
need
Steve H on Dec 23, 2019
Making a German lager
John S on Dec 9, 2019
To make Baltic Porter
Wayne W on Dec 5, 2019
Recipe
Eliza E on Nov 30, 2019
new recipes
Alfonso M on Oct 28, 2019
For my skin
Anthony H on Oct 31, 2022
Because I just feel special!
Chuckles on Aug 3, 2022
Reviews

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Rated 5 out of 5
Nice Surprise
Been awhile since needing brewing ingredients. Placed an order with MoreBeer. (Spent WAY TOO MUCH money at MB over the years as MB is one of my top “go to” places for all things brewing ;-)) Nice surprise, and a, why didn’t this happen before moment, when seeing the 5-pound bags of ingredients as every bag has a zip lock. Small bag change for a HUGE improvement. Way to go MoreBeer!

One thing that hasn’t changed since my last ingredient purchase from MB: Fresh quality ingredients delivered in a timely manner.
October 26, 2022
Purchased
1 month ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Good in porters and stouts.
Imparts a nice flavor and dark color, without being harsh or ashy-tasting.
December 30, 2021
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Another Satisfied Customer
Used for a Vienna Lager. Nice profile.
May 12, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5
It works
Use when you want to add color without all the dark malt character to any beer. I used it for a black india pale lager.
May 6, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5
very useful
Gives great color and character without harshness or burnt flavors. I use it for Dunkelweisens etc but also small quantities in other styles for color correction
May 6, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5
Love it
Works great for color, flavor and body.
May 10, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5
Perfect for black IPA
gives you great colour without astringency. Highly recommended for Black IPA and perhaps Robust porter or other browns.
May 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5
My Favorite Color Malt
This is my favorite color malt. I use it for all styles where I'm trying to reach a certain srm. It's great for all styles because the flavor contribution is minimal.
May 2, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5
Great stout addition
This is a great way to get a darker beer without adding as much bitterness and burnt flavors like you get with black patent or black roasted barley. Of course it is always fresh when I buy it from MoreBeer.
May 1, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5
Nice grain
I bought way too much of this a few years ago, but have been using it in some of my darker ales, especially when I run out of chocolate. It doesn't give the same flavor as chocolate malt, but does provide a little flavor, and a lot of color. I've used it in brown ales, porters, and stouts, all to good effect.
May 31, 2013