Pale Ale Malt is made from 2-row spring barley. High degree of modification promotes easy processing. Flavor contributes specially to malty, sweet and nutty notes. It is ideal malt for ales and special lagers. The coloring power of Pale Ale Malt is not too strong, which makes it also suitable for subtle color correction of regular lagers.
Viking Dextrin Malt has an outstanding flavor after going through special steeping and germination conditions and prolonged kilning program. During first steps of kilning the green malt is put through demanding kilning conditions before long lasting mild drying period. The amylolytic activity of this Dextrin Malt is modest.
Curing temperatures in the range of 110–120°C give the malt an aromatic, nutty character. The high curing temperature results in clearly reduced enzyme activities compared to Pilsner Malt.
Viking Golden Ale Malt is made from 2-row spring barley. Malting process parameters have been chosen to promote high degree of modification for easy processing. Viking Golden Ale Malt has reduced enzymatic potential.
Caramel Pale Malt is produced from green malt. Despite the low color value, Caramel Pale is true caramel malt, i.e. the starch has been gelatinized and saccharified within the kernel. Caramel Pale is sweet and caramel like having also toffee and fruity notes. The enzymatic activity of Caramel Pale is negligible.
Red Ale Malt is aromatic malt rich in melanoidins. It is recommended for dark beers to enhance reddish color and aroma. A special malting program is used to ensure the right flavor and aroma through controlled Maillard reaction.
Cookie Malt is produced by roasting from high quality pilsner malt. The amylolytic activity of Cookie Malt is negligible. As its name stands Cookie Malt contributes mild and pleasant roasted cereal flavors and aromas with hints of pop-corn and biscuits.
Black Malt is produced by roasting pilsner malt. Final temperature is more than 200˚C. The amylolytic activity of Black Malt is zero. The amount of fermentable extract is low.
The flavor of this malt is as with pilsner malt with hue of peat and smoke. Varieties suitable for peat-curing process are used. Due to relatively low processing temperatures, enzymatic activities and other good brewing properties are maintained.
Chocolate Dark Malt is produced by roasting from pilsner malt. Final temperature and roasting time are somewhat lower compared to our Black Malt. The amylolytic activity of Chocolate Dark Malt is zero. The amount of fermentable extract is rather low.