Weyermann – Crushed CARAFA® SPECIAL Type 1 Malt


With our unique manufacturing process for our CARAFA® SPECIAL series, a large portion of the husk of the grain is removed.

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Weyermann Carafa Special Type 1

Made from the finest German quality brewing barley. With our unique manufacturing process for our CARAFA® SPECIAL series, a large portion of the husk of the grain is removed. Together with an adapted roasting program, this results in the finest roasting aroma while minimizing the roasted bitterness.

Sensory: finely roasted aromatic; Coffee, cocoa and dark chocolate notes

Specialty malt for all dark beer styles, typically for:

  • Amber Lager; Vienna Lager, Smoked beer, Bamberger Maerzen Rauchbier
  • Dark Lager; International Dark Lager, Munich Dunkel
  • IPA; Black IPA, Brown IPA, Black Ale
  • Amber Ale; Altbier, Best Bitter, Strong Bitter, California and Kentucky Common
  • Brown Ale; Dark Mild
  • Porter; Pre-Prohibition Porter, Brown Porter, Coconut Porter
  • Stout; Sweet- Oatmeal- and Tropical- Stout
  • Strong Ale; English and American Barley wine, Imperial Red Ale
  • Sour Ale; Oud Bruin
  • Schwarzbier

Recommended addition: up to 5%
(for special formulations, e.g. Irish Stout, Russian Imperial Stout, higher addition up to 15%% possible)

Enzyme activity: none

800 – 1000 EBC
302.1 – 377.5 Lovibond

About Weyermann

Weyermann® began the production of high-quality malts and malt derived products in Bamberg over 140 years ago. Nowadays Weyermann® Specialty Malts is the world market leader in the manufacturing of caramel- and roasting malts with a portfolio of over 90 different products.

Weyermann® Specialty Malts influence the colour and taste of more than 60,000 beers in 135 countries on all continents. The red and yellow Weyermann® logo has become an epitome of excellent malt produced in Germany, for both brewers and beer connoisseurs all over the world.

Ranging from very large breweries to home brewers, our customers represent the diverse brewing industry.

Why Use Dark Rock Malts and Hops?

The Dark Rock team are passionate about producing the best quality beers. There is no reason why home-produced ales cannot be just as good as commercial equivalents.

The key to success is having a wide selection of the best quality and freshest ingredients possible. Dark Rock ingredients are not just great value, they are of the highest quality and always supplied fresh.

The team strive to constantly innovate and experiment with new styles and products. Dark Rock also supply top quality all grain and part grain recipe kits which receive fabulous reviews. They are experienced commercial brewers and supply craft micro-breweries and nano-breweries with equipment and ingredients. They also provide training and business development consultancy to scale-up breweries.

This experience is channelled into equipping the home craft brewer with the “tools to compete”. Use Dark Rock products and you can’t go wrong.

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Weyermann - Crushed CARAFA® SPECIAL Type 1
Weyermann – Crushed CARAFA® SPECIAL Type 1 Malt