Used Belgian CaraPils in my Pale Ale

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Paulgs3

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I used Belgian Carapils instead of US Carapils in my Pale ale and it came out great!

This latest batch I used the 1056 and my LHBS didn't have the US carapils, so I traded out for the Belgium. And the beer has a very dry but almost subtle coffee malt taste that blends with the cascade hops perfectly.

This was batch number 5 for me, and I love this hobby!!!! Just wanted to share that sometimes very subtle changes make incredible beer!

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I'm fairly certain that carapils does not impact flavor or aroma. But if your happy, good on ya.


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I didn't think so either, I used it for the head retention. In my notebook I wrote Belgium carapils malt.

But, it was the only variable I changed. I dunno *shrugs*, the wife noticed it also, and it fermented rather low on average 66 as I made a water bath in my basement.


I'm gonna run with it and hope I can repeat it!
 
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