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SPECIFICATION

CHÂTEAU ACID
Crop year 2016


Parameter Unit Min Max
Moisture % 5.0 10.0
Extract (dry basis) % 74  
Wort color EBC(Lov.) 6 (2.8) 16 (6.6)
Total protein % 9.5 11.5
pH     5.0
Acidity 40  
Features
It is an acidulated with lactobacilli barley malt which lowers the mash pH and is used when brewing with bicarbonate-rich water.
Characteristics
Château Acid malt improves the performance of the hydrolytic enzymes and provides a better mash working. It also intensifies the fermentation by adjusting the pH level. Acid malt enhances a well-rounded taste in your beer and gives stability to its head.
Usage
Any ale or lager, wheat beers, light beers for optimizing the pH level.
Storage and Shelf life
Malt should be stored in a clean, cool (< 22 °C), dry (< 35 RH %) and pest free environment. If these conditions are observed, we recommend using all whole kernel products within 24 months from the date of manufacture and all milled products within 3 months. Improperly stored malts can lose freshness and flavor.
Packaging
Bags (25kg, 50kg); Big Bags (400 - 1,400kg). All types of packaging – in 20’ or 40’ containers for export.
IMPORTANT

All our malts are 100% traceable from barley field through all stages of malting process up to the delivery applying and respecting Regulation EC/178/2002 of the European Council regarding traceability.

All our malts are produced using the traditional process of over 9 days, a solid warranty of high modification of the grain and real top quality of premium malts.

Neither of our malts contains any genetically modified organisms as defined by European Directive 2001/18/EC, which means that all our malts are GMO FREE guaranteed.

All our malts are manufactured in strict conformity with the internationally accepted requirements HACCP (Hazard Analyses of Critical Control Points) currently in force and the ISO 22000 Food Safety Management System.

All our malts conform to EU and International regulations regarding the maximum allowable residues of pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, as well as traces of mycotoxins and nitrosamines.

All our malts are transported only by GMP-certified transporters.

You can see and print the results of the analysis of the malts delivered to you directly on our site www.castlemalting.com




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Headquarters: Chemin du Couloury 1, 4800 Lambermont, Belgium
Malting Plant: Rue de Mons 94, 7970 Beloeil, Belgium
Tel.: + 32 (0) 87 662095; Fax: +32 (0) 87 352234; info@castlemalting.com; www.castlemalting.com
Registered Tournai 79754; VAT: BE.455013439; IBAN: BE11 3700 9054 5648; BIC. BBRUBEBB