Black Malt - Thomas Fawcett 1LB
Thomas Fawcett’s Black Malt is a type of roasted malt that imparts a dark color and distinct roasted flavor to beers. It has a very high color rating, often in the range of 500-600 Lovibond, and is used in small quantities to adjust the color of the beer, typically contributing deep brown to black hues. The flavor profile of Black Malt is characterized by notes of coffee and a slight bitterness.
Given its characteristics, Thomas Fawcett’s Black Malt is suitable for a variety of dark beer styles, including:
- Stouts and Porters: The roasted flavor and dark color of Black Malt are foundational for these beer styles, especially for robust and imperial stouts.
- Black IPAs/Cascadian Dark Ales: The malt provides the requisite dark color while complementing the hoppy profile of these beers.
- Dark Lagers and Schwarzbiers: Black Malt can be used to achieve the color and subtle roasted character of these dark lagers.
- Brown Ales: In smaller quantities, it can add depth and a darker hue to brown ales.
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