- Contributes a golden color to wort, about midscale between light and dark
- Imparts strong malt aromatics and flavor with notes of honey and biscuit
- Malt Type: Base
- Grain Origin: Germany
- Color: 6.9-8.8° Lovibond (16.9-21.5 EBC) Enzyme activity: Medium
- Usage: 100% max
Famous for roasted malts, the Weyermann family traces its roots back to 1510 and has been in the grain business since 1871. The trademarks Carapils® and Caramünch® were registered around 1908. During WW2 the Potsdam portion of Weyermann was destroyed by bombs and the subsequent Russian occupation. All their East German business was lost as well as their equipment. All the Weyermann family survived the war except one brother lost on the Eastern Front. After the war, Rudolf and Carl Weyermann in West Germany were suspended from the Company due to de-Nazification. Today, Weyermann is a team of 240 highly motivated and well-trained staff members who ensure that you will always receive nothing but true Weyermann quality. Sixty staff members hold diplomas or advanced degrees as professional brewers, maltsters, brew masters or brew engineers. Weyermann produces over 80 different types of malts that are distributed to 135 different countries.
The 140-year-old malt house of Weyermann® Specialty Malts is a protected historic site. But behind the red-brick turn-of-the-century exterior lies the modernized heart of the world ́s leading manufacturer of specialty brewing malts. Presided over by Sabine Weyermann, a fourth-generation member of the founding family, and her husband, Thomas Kraus-Weyermann, the company benefits as much from its roots in the past as it does from its modern malting practices.
Weyermann® offers the world’s largest malt portfolio, produced entirely in-house, and has become the leading malt supplier to the worldwide craft brew industry. We have been serving the American craft brew industry since 1994 and are now by far the largest supplier of European malt to the United States! Weyermann® Specialty Malts are also the freshest European malts available in the U.S. market, due to the high constant number of containers that are being shipped to the U.S. every day from Bamberg. All our malts are guaranteed by the unique and infinite Weyermann® Quality Malt Pipeline: Weyermann® Unparalleled Know-How; Dependable, Top-Quality Raw Materials Sourcing; Quality-Controlled Batch Processing; Ample Production Capacity for In-Stock Availability; Professional Logistics for Optimal Shipping Conditions. Look to us as your partner in all malt matters, including expert international recipe developments and expert advice from more than 50 certified brewmasters.