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Offline blatz

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Using Carared in place of Cara/Crystal 20?
« on: June 14, 2017, 11:07:44 am »
I have recently been experimenting with Carared, and love what it does in APAs, Ambers and in small amounts in other beers.

Would you use it interchangeably with Crystal 20 in recipes calling for 20?
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Re: Using Carared in place of Cara/Crystal 20?
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2017, 12:07:50 pm »
As far as color is concerned, YES. I find that it also adds a very tiny bit of light toasty toffee as well. I see no reason not to sub it in and am planning to do so on my next IPA in a couple weeks.

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Re: Using Carared in place of Cara/Crystal 20?
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2017, 12:09:09 pm »
As far as color is concerned, YES. I find that it also adds a very tiny bit of light toasty toffee as well. I see no reason not to sub it in and am planning to do so on my next IPA in a couple weeks.

cool tx - IPA is what I am brewing next, and was wondering what it will do.  appreciate it.
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Re: Using Carared in place of Cara/Crystal 20?
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2017, 12:12:36 pm »
I agree with Rob ,Paul. They're obviously not identical but carared makes a nice IPA IMO.
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