- Malt Type: Roasted
- Grain Origin: Germany
- Color: 300-375 °Lovibond (800-1000 EBC)
- Protein: Moisture: 3.8% max.
- Extract (dry): 65% min.
- Diastatic Power: 0 °Lintner
- Usage: 5% max.
Weyermann® CARAFA® Type 1 is a light-roasted specialty malt made from high-quality spring barley. It’s carefully roasted to add an espresso-like bouquet coffee and chocolate flavors and a mild but noticable roasted aftertaste. It produces opaque beer with coffee-brown color. Weyermann® CARAFA® Type 1 is similar to ‘Chocolate’ style roasted malts and can be used in any dark lager or ale.
Where malt-based bitterness is not desired consider using Weyermann® CARAFA® Special Type 1. The de-husked version of CARAFA® it produces rich color body flavor and aroma without the harsh flavors and astringency typical of dark-colored grains.