Melanoidin is a kilned specialty malt that helps promote flavor stability, add body, and produce a smooth mouthfeel. With an intense malt aroma and unique brewing characteristics it has a high degree of modification of both proteins and starches, excellent friability, low ß-glucan values, and high acidity. Melanoidin malt adds a deep amber to red-brown color to your finished beer. With rich malt flavor having notes of honey and biscuit, Melanoidin malt is best used in dark or red-colored beers such as amber ales, Scottish ales, Irish red ales, bocks, and Kellerbier.
So what does that mean? Melanoidin Malt helps improve the red coloration and intensifies malt flavors in your beer.
- Malt Type: Specialty
- Grain Origin: Germany
- Color: 23-31 °Lovibond (60-80 EBC)
- Moisture: 4.5% max.
- Extract (dry): 75% min.
- Diastatic Power:
- Usage: 20% max.