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Carafoam

Type: Grain (Barley)
Category: Caramel Malt

Weyermann Carafoam is a drum-roasted caramel malt made from two-row, German barley which is especially successful when used to aid in creating better foam improvement, improved head retention and a fuller body. Suitable for all styles where these characteristics are desired.

Carafoam is not a generic product, and is trademarked by it's owners.

Beer Styles Using: Pilsners, Pale Lagers

Commercial Examples: Weyermann CaraFoam

Carafoam Brewing Values

These are the common ranges that we've seen with Carafoam over the years. Each manufacturer can have slightly different qualities, so these ranges are based on a combination and average.

SRM
SRM is a scale for measuring the color intensity of a beer. Low SRM values indicate a pale straw color while higher values mean the style should have a darker color. Learn more »
1-2 SRM
(1 - 2° Lovibond)
Diastatic Power
Diastatic power (DP) is a measurement of a malted grain's enzymes, which are responsible for converting the grain's starches into sugar during mashing.
15-48° Lintner
PPG
PPG measures the maximum starting gravity (SG) of the fermentable in points/pound/gallon. This can differ based on your mash efficiency and the amount of wort collected.
34.5 ppg
(1.035 SG)
Batch Max
Certain grains and adjuncts should only be used below a maximum percentage of the grain bill. Exceeding this can cause off flavors or poor mash efficiency.
40%

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