Caramel 150 (60L) Malt - Viking Malt

Caramel 150 (60L) Malt - Viking Malt

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60 °L - Viking Malt - Raisins, prunes, and brown sugar are flavors we get from this malt. Caramel 150 is the equivalent of Crystal or Caramel 60 in color but very different flavor.  We love this malt and think it is dynamite in rich brown ales, killer in Dubbels, and perfect in any darker style where you want that rich background.  By comparison Viking Caramel 100 has flavors of sweet wort which are more traditional in flavor but none of the sweet raisin in 150. On the other side, Caramel 200 still has raisin and prune but it is has the beginning of a burnt characteristic.     

Viking Caramel Malts are made from green malt . A high degree of caramelization is characteristic of this malt. The amylolytic activity of Caramel Malts is zero. Maillard products formed in the process can act as antioxidants and contribute to flavor stability. Caramel Malts usually improve foam quality and head retention.

Caramel Malts are well suited for winter beers, ale-type beers and other aromatic beers like dark lagers and stouts. Small amounts can be used for color adjustment and flavor enrichment of pale lagers as well. Compared to Cara Plus, Caramel Malts have a stronger character.


Malt Specification:

Moisture % - max. 6.0
Extract fine % dm - min. 75.0
Color °L - 53.1-60.6
See the Documents tab below for Product Information and Typical Analysis.
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Robert S on Feb 16, 2023
Hazelnut and PeanutButter Coffee Stout
Jeffrey C on Nov 1, 2022
Robert S on Feb 16, 2023
sounded like it would add interesting flavors to beer.
Hazelnut and PeanutButter Coffee Stout
Jeffrey C on Nov 1, 2022
Forbidden Black Lager by Clawhammer Supply
Matthew D B on Aug 31, 2022
to add color and depth to raw beer
Matthew Kessler on Mar 29, 2022
To give some caramel character to my fullers style ale
Dave Y on Feb 19, 2022
LLoyd W D on Feb 8, 2022
I have used it before
Frederick C on Jan 31, 2022
To brew a batch
Joshua Huber on Jan 3, 2022
Made my recipe with this
Patti S on Nov 10, 2021
Making a Viking Christmas Ale!
Patrick M on Oct 19, 2021
For SA Cold Snap winter spiced beer clone
Thomas M on Oct 8, 2021
Grain re-up
Chris C on Sep 14, 2021
Required for a brew recipe.
Kyle Heon on Jul 14, 2021
cannot get this ingredient at local homebrew shop
Robert H on Jan 12, 2021
To make pale ale
Vincent Brown on Dec 3, 2020
The recipe said to use this
Walter j on Nov 25, 2020
I chose this one because I am making an English brown ale. The brown sugar and treat me and made me think of my favorite English Brown Ail. Hoping to re-create some thing as delicious as that one
Salem R on Nov 3, 2020
Recipe called for 60L malt
John P Golden J on Nov 2, 2020
Dark malty ales
lance on Oct 27, 2020
Part of my recipes
James P on Sep 1, 2020
I found Viking malt products to be high quality
Tyrone W on Aug 25, 2020
Terry on Apr 1, 2020
Love Viking Malts
Robert B on Mar 22, 2020
Joe B on Mar 21, 2020
Value: Price/Quality
David DePalma on Mar 14, 2020
Viking is a good malt at a very good price.
Lester House on Jan 7, 2020
Making a stout
Corey A on Dec 4, 2019
Eliza E on Nov 30, 2019
Steve B on Nov 4, 2019
Andrew W on Sep 16, 2019
Making a brown ale.
Kyle Heon on Aug 28, 2019
give it atry
TIMOTHY M on Jan 5, 2019
Low price
Tim B on Dec 13, 2018
sounded like it would add interesting flavors to beer.
Forbidden Black Lager by Clawhammer Supply
Matthew D B on Aug 31, 2022
Hi Viking Caramel 150 Crystal 60L is the SRM 60 and what does the 150 mean?
Michael Kane on Jun 17, 2019
BEST ANSWER: EBC, the European color scale

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Rated 5 out of 5
full flavor
I used a pound of this malt in a 'red' beer I brewed, and it turned out great. It offers a robust yet clean addition to final product. I would definitely use it again.
April 11, 2022
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Love the smooth, mellow caramel sweetness of this malt.
October 8, 2021