Schwarzbier--grain sub for Caramunich III--help please
Just about to brew and I see that I bought Caramunich I for my Schwarzbier, not Caramunich III as specified in the recipe.
Can I sub in a portion of Extra Dark Crystal or Special B, both of which I have on hand? Any ideas on proportions?
Below is the original recipe (from BYO)
Medieval Cloister Schwarzbier
(5 gallons, all grain)
OG = 1.048 FG = 1.012
SRM = 30 IBU = 24 ABV = ~ 4.6%
5.5 lbs. Pils malt (<2° L)
1.0 lbs. Munich malt (10° L)
1.0 lbs. Munich malt (20° L)
1.0 lb. Briess CaraPils (1.5° L)
1.0 lbs. caramel malt (60° L) or Weyermann CaraMunich
III (53-60° L)
2 oz. Weyermann dehusked Carafa II (375-450° L)
5.4 AAU Hallertauer (bittering) (1.2 oz. of 4.5% alpha acid)
0.5 oz. German noble hops, such as Hallertauer (flavor)
0.5 oz. German noble hops, such as Hallertauer (aroma)
Wyeast 2206 (Bavarian Lager) or White Labs WLP830
(German Lager) yeast
1 cup corn sugar (for bottling)
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