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Weyermann Cara Red malt
« on: January 19, 2015, 08:16:24 PM »
Anyone use this grain before?  Looking for some feedback on it good or bad.  Its one of those malts I have yet to incorporate into any of my beers.  Thanks! 

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Re: Weyermann Cara Red malt
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2015, 08:34:14 PM »
Yeah, I love it.  One of the key ingredients in my Waldo Lake amber recipe.  http://wiki.homebrewersassociation.org/WaldoLakeAmberAle
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Re: Weyermann Cara Red malt
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2015, 02:06:35 AM »
I love it too. Leaves a nice malty taste, not a crystal-malt taste. Seems like you can use it up to about 20% of the grain bill (and if you want it to really import a deep red color you will need about that much unless you use some other specialty grains.)

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Re: Weyermann Cara Red malt
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2015, 10:41:23 PM »
Excellent malt!  I made Denny's amber and it was the best amber I've made yet

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Re: Weyermann Cara Red malt
« Reply #4 on: January 21, 2015, 10:54:04 PM »
Excellent malt!  I made Denny's amber and it was the best amber I've made yet

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Re: Weyermann Cara Red malt
« Reply #5 on: January 23, 2015, 10:39:48 PM »
Alas, batch is long gone!  Will buy his new book though!

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Re: Weyermann Cara Red malt
« Reply #6 on: January 30, 2015, 11:13:50 PM »
Cool.  I guess it is time to give that malt a whirl then...Thank you all for your feedback.

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Re: Weyermann Cara Red malt
« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2015, 12:35:48 AM »
just made my pale ale...has 16.4% carared. good stuff.
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