Black Malt

Black Malt is used in the production of very dark beers or simply darkening beer colour by applying a small amount during the sparging process. The flavour, as might be expected, is a more intense version of Chocolate malt with a notable artigency to its character.

Malt Analysis

Colour (EBC/SRM Units): 1100 – 1400 °EBC

Total Nitrogen/Protein, dry: <1.85% max

 Colour (EBC/SRM Units): 1200 – 1500 °EBC


 Colour (EBC/SRM Units): 550 – 650 °SRM


Malt details

Suggested Use: Used in the production of very dark beers.

Flavour profile: Imparts strong burnt coffee, burnt, acrid flavours. Colours are dark and black.

Inclusion rate: Up to 3%

Order options: 1 tonne tote, 500kg tote, 25kg bags

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