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Offline quattlebaum

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Cara Aroma?
« on: January 29, 2014, 07:11:01 PM »
Never used this malt before and used it in a Vienna. OG 1.050, 80% vienna malt, 17.5% German pilsner and 2.5% CaraAroma. Used 34/70yeast. ? is can such a small amount of the caraaroma give what i believe is diacetyl or perhaps caramel? It's only in the flavor. My guess is that it is possibly diacetyl because on day 2 of my ferm my power went out for 9 hrs and temp raised to the mid 60's:( so fermentation was done on a lager in 5 days:( i think i just answered my own ? but ill post it anyway:)

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Re: Cara Aroma?
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2014, 07:57:43 PM »
I believe CaraAroma if the German equivalent to Am crystal 60(maybe more) so you should get a lot of caramel from it:)

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Re: Cara Aroma?
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2014, 09:28:54 PM »
My guess is that it is carmel aromatic. Sometimes carmel can be mistaken for diacetyl.

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Re: Cara Aroma?
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2014, 09:49:41 PM »
It's a darker cystal malt. Ranges from 113-150 lovibond according to weyermann.