Light Crystal

Produced from well modified green malt, our Crystal malts impart the classic sweet, caramel, raisin type flavour notes and it can contribute reddish hues to beer colour.  Used in all beer styles for colour, flavour adjustment and contributing to body, Light Crystal is a softer, less intense version of our standard Medium Crystal malt.

Malt Analysis

Moisture: 4.5% max

Extract (0.7/0.2mm), dry: 275 LDK min

Colour (EBC/SRM Units): 70 – 100 °EBC

Total Nitrogen/Protein, dry: <1.75% max

Moisture: 4.5% max

Extract (0.7/0.2mm), dry: 77.0% min

Colour (EBC/SRM Units): 80 – 110 °EBC

Moisture: 4.5% max

Extract (0.7/0.2mm), dry: 77% min

Colour (EBC/SRM Units): 50 – 60 °SRM


Malt details

Suggested Use: Used to give the characteristic colour and flavour of UK bitters and pale Ales.

Flavour profile: Imparts toffee, caramel, sweet, nutty, stewed fruit, treacle, raisin flavours and red hues especially with the darker versions.

Inclusion rate: Up to 5%

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

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Our malts are available around the world through our sister companies or exclusive distribution partners.

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Roasted MaltsLight Crystal Malt