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Old 10-06-2009, 04:35 AM   #1
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I have a recipe for a rudder common beer that calls for .5 lb of american crystal malt. I can't find this online. Anyone?


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Old 10-06-2009, 04:42 AM   #2
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I may be wrong but if I remember my beer books correctly Crystal 40L is the "standard" when a recipe doesn't specify and I don't think "American" in the front makes any difference.


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What he said...
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I've always assumed Crystal=Caramel malt, since my last few brews that included Crystal on the recipe, my LHBS guy went straight for the Caramel malt.

Plus both BrewPal & Beer Alchemy list Crystal and not Caramel...


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No need, you're right.


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