Briess CARAMEL MALT 80L 1lb Uncrushed LDC 1929A


Gives a sweet, smooth pronounced caramel flavor & a red to deep red color.  Flavor contributions of the 80L are pronounced caramel, a slight burnt sugar, and raisin.  A popular caramel for those who want it just a little toastier than the 60L.  Briess caramel malt is crystal malt that has been roasted rather than kilned.  This is a drum roasted crystallized malt that improves foam and enhances viscosity.  Briess 80L caramel malt contributes golden red hues with a caramel candy-like sweetness.  Briess Caramel Malts are roaster produced, making them the fullest flavored and best-performing Caramel Malts. Excellent for color adjustment in any beer style. Produces golden reddish hues.

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A distinguishing characteristic of Caramel Malts is their ability to improve foam development and stability and enhance viscosity due to non-fermentable structures they contribute to beer.  Produced in the U.S.A. from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row malting barley varieties

  • 2-Row caramel malt Lovibond 80L, 1 Pound bag, uncrushed
  • Malt Style: Caramel, Crystal with sweet, pronounced caramel
  • Maltster: Briess
  • Product of USA


3-7% For balance in Pilsners
5-10% Lagers ranging from California Common, Vienna, Bock to Dark Lagers
5-15% Variety of ales including Pale Ales and bitter IPAs, through dark ales like Porters and Stouts
10-15% Bitter Ales, Pale Ales, Mild Ales, Strong Ales and Belgian Ales

For all intents and purposes, Crystal and Caramel Malt mean the same thing.  Caramel Malt can be either Roasted or Kilned. Roasting and Kilning are not the same thing though. Therefore, all Crystal Malt is Caramel Malt, but not all Caramel Malt is Crystal Malt.

Malt is often called the “Heart of Beer” for good reason. Malted barley, or malt, is the basic ingredient used in the production of beer, providing complex carbohydrates and sugars necessary for fermentation, as well as contributing flavors and colors that are uniquely characteristic of beer.

When it comes to producing natural specialty ingredients for food and beer, Briess is setting new standards for success. That’s because we treat every aspect of our business as a craft, from grower to technical expertise to multiple processing capabilities. Family owned since 1876, we remain poised to deliver solutions and services tailored to meet your needs.   Hey, this is the heart of the beer we’re talking about here. The basic ingredient that helps gives your brew its unique flavorcolor and body.

Additional information

Weight 19 oz
Dimensions 9 × 6 × 2 in














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