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Weyermann® CaraRed® Malt

Weyermann® CaraRed® Malt

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(15.6 - 19.3L) - Weyermann® - For any beer in which a reddish color is desired, such as Scotch Ales, Browns, and Bocks. It also provides a full body and a nice, malty aroma to the beer.

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Make red ales
Chromebook User on Jul 28, 2020
Experimenting
Matthew W on May 29, 2020
Make red ales
Chromebook User on Jul 28, 2020
red ale
richard r on Jun 25, 2020
Experimenting
Matthew W on May 29, 2020
Red color contribution, interesting flavors
Chromebook User on Apr 25, 2020
Trying to add a slight redish hue to my recipe. Seeing how it goes.
Jason B on Apr 9, 2020
Hard to find in LHBS
James G on Feb 5, 2020
For an Irish Red ale
Joel M on Jan 30, 2020
Seemed the thing to do
Matthew O on Jan 14, 2020
Curious
Russ Brodeur on Dec 5, 2019
recipe
Scott G on Sep 19, 2019
Because it goes into beer.
Steve S on Sep 10, 2019
used bfore and it is good
David D on May 23, 2019
This was part of recipe
Richard M on May 7, 2019
Color
Jonathan Vermillion on Jan 30, 2019
great red color and sweetness for red ale styles.
Jacqueline W on Nov 17, 2018
In my brewing recipe.
Brett H on Nov 17, 2018
For my Cara Red ale (daughter named Cara and has red hair)
Valued C on Oct 23, 2018
Making a red Ale
Adam Peppas on Sep 10, 2018
Trying to get red ale
Sam F on Aug 3, 2018
recipe
Thomas Garten on Jul 28, 2018
Used before
Luis I on Jun 12, 2018
Red IPA
Robert Bryant on May 31, 2018
previous purchase
Luis I on May 17, 2018
Red coloring
Doug I on May 16, 2018
Red and brown ales
Richard R on Feb 10, 2018
great for red/amber ales
David C on Jan 29, 2018
Substitute for Cara Amber
John M on Jan 15, 2018
red ale
richard r on Jun 25, 2020
Red color contribution, interesting flavors
Chromebook User on Apr 25, 2020
Reviews

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CaraRed
Performed as described and expected.
October 24, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Awesome
Use it in small quantities for a 'SF Red Hell' lager with SF Lager yeast. Provides a nice maltiness and reddish tone.
September 7, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Will not produce red beer
I used at the max (20%) and the beer does not have even a trace of red in it. Flavor is good though and the beer scored 35.5 in competition.
February 26, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Response from MoreFlavor
Thank you for your review and congrats on your good score at the comp. This malt definitely is a little light in color to create the richer red colors you were probably hoping for. This creates more of that classic german amber color we see in your photo. For red beers we like to use a tiny dash of black malt (around 2oz per 5 gallons depending on crush) or some of the medium caramel or biscuit malts around 50-70L. Cheers!
May 27, 2020
Malcolm MB
American Red Ale
I will not brew my American Red Ale without this malt. Makes up 8% of my grain bill along with 2 row, golden promise, victory and melanoidin. Excellent red color, strong malty flavor and aroma, and a smoother lingering head and finish
February 11, 2015
CaraPils/Caramel Double Whammy
I had a recipe that called for carapils and caramel. I reduced those values (using beer smith) and added some carared and loved the results. Good smooth body, foamy head, and spot on color.
May 9, 2013
Perfect in Red Ales
I use about 5% of CaraRed in my American Red ales. It adds I nice malty balance and red hue.
May 1, 2013