Malt Type: Roasted / Specialty
Grain Origin: Great Britain
Wort Color: 470 - 560 °Lovibond
Moisture: 3.5% max.
Extract (dry): 82.0% min.
Black malts are whole dried dark roasted malted barley, black coloured in appearance. Black malts are often used for additional colour and flavour in mild, porter and stout recipes. They have a pronounced roasted and burnt-like aroma with a bitter taste.
A roasted malt colored to a higher degree than Chocolate Malt in the roasting process. Black Malt has no diastatic activity and no fermentable extract and is simply used to add flavor and color in dark beers such as milds, porters and stouts. Flavor contributions: coffee, intense bitter, dry.