Chocolate Light Malt is produced by roasting from pilsner malt. The amylolytic activity of Chocolate Malt is zero. The amount of fermentable extract is rather low. “Chocolate” refers primarily to the malt’s color, not its flavor.
Chocolate Light Malt is mainly included in for Porters and Stouts, but it can also be used for any other dark colored beers like Dark Ales due to its strong coloring value. Chocolate Malt contributes roasted flavors and aromas with hints of dark chocolate and coffee in any beer. Already with rather low dosage portions a remarkable increase in color can be found together with changes in flavor and aroma. Typical dosage rate of Chocolate Malt is normally under 5-10%.
Aromas and tastes of coffee and chocolate can be found.