Munich Light Malt - Viking Malt

Munich Light Malt - Viking Malt

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5.8-7.3 °L - Viking. 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.

Munich Malt is ideal malt for dark lagers, festival beers and bocks for underlining malty flavors and full bodied taste. The decreased enzyme activities have to be taken into consideration when designing the brewing recipe.

In 2016 Viking Malt and Danish Malting Group joined forces to better serve their customers. Now the new Viking Malt is the leading malting company in Northern Europe and supply raw materials and services to the global brewing, distilling and food industries. Viking Malt has 6 malthouses in areas where our distinctive Nordic barley is sourced: in Halmstad, Sweden; Vordingborg, Denmark; Lahti, Finland; Panevezys, Lithuania and in Sierpc and Strzegom, Poland. The annual malting capacity is close to 600 kilotons.

Malt Specification:

Moisture % - max. 5.0
Extract fine % dm - min. 78.0
Color °L - 5.8-7.3
Protein % dm - max. 11.5
Free amino nitrogen mg/l - min. 120
Saccharification - max. 15
See the Documents tab below for Product Information and Typical Analysis.
BrandViking Malt
Lovibond0 - 100 L
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Highly rated
Juan S on Sep 21, 2021
Great for amber ales
Peter Place on Aug 20, 2021
Highly rated
Juan S on Sep 21, 2021
Viking makes dependable products
Joel T on Sep 4, 2021
Great for amber ales
Peter Place on Aug 20, 2021
Required for a brew recipe.
Kyle Heon on Jul 14, 2021
Viking malt is new to me, trying it out.
Ted C on May 12, 2021
I'm trying this brand for the first time, always looking for a lesser cost but "close enough" quality.
Lee B on Apr 29, 2021
Good to add to a lot of recipes.
John on Apr 15, 2021
Nice color
Tom F on Mar 29, 2021
Add body to lager
Art S on Jan 26, 2021
Valued C on Dec 8, 2020
Munich mosaic smash
Racham B P on Dec 5, 2020
For use in a Helles
Daniel H on Nov 21, 2020
Douglas C on Oct 28, 2020
For white stout
Dean K on Oct 2, 2020
best value
Alex S on Sep 2, 2020
I found Viking malt products to be high quality
Tyrone W on Aug 25, 2020
Good price
Jacob H on Aug 7, 2020
New malt, must use.
Valued C on Aug 4, 2020
Raymond T on Jul 23, 2020
Joseph F on Jul 18, 2020
for color
STEPHAN H on Jul 17, 2020
Peter I on Jul 12, 2020
A little Munich always helps
Kevin Dyson on Jun 16, 2020
for a saison and a rye
Galen O on Jun 12, 2020
Trying it for the first time
Neal C on Jun 6, 2020
Making some light summer beers
Mister T on May 28, 2020
I wanted some malt and this was a good price, especially like the free shipping deal.
Jeff P on May 28, 2020
Cheaper than briess
Bob D on May 28, 2020
awesome malt
Thomas D on May 19, 2020
Michael P on May 19, 2020
Greg G on May 6, 2020
Sounded good hopefuly a bit darker than the mu
Jim P on Mar 27, 2020
Phillip P on Mar 21, 2020
Great price!
Cynthia L on Mar 14, 2020
Goes great in my Porter Recipe.
Stephen D on Mar 10, 2020
Matt L on Jan 17, 2020
Quality of other Viking malts that I've used
Marty M on Jan 4, 2020
Steve H on Dec 23, 2019
Valued C on Dec 9, 2019
Steve B on Nov 4, 2019
checking out the Viking line
Ilza K on Oct 24, 2019
Patrick Riordan on Oct 3, 2019
home brewing
Mark B on Sep 10, 2019
Great price!
Ethan C on Aug 28, 2019
Patrick Riordan on Aug 28, 2019
Making a brown ale.
Kyle Heon on Aug 28, 2019
less expensive than counterpart
christopher w on Jul 25, 2019
John White on Jun 27, 2019
Patrick Riordan on Jun 22, 2019
good price
steve m on Jun 20, 2019
Viking makes dependable products
Joel T on Sep 4, 2021
Required for a brew recipe.
Kyle Heon on Jul 14, 2021
what is the diastatic power of this malt?
fletcher little on Nov 1, 2018
BEST ANSWER: There is no diastatic power listed on the data sheet for this malt, but it does mention several times low enzymatic activity. There is a listing for saccharification at max 15, and I'm unable to find anywhere that clearly defines this in this context. But, I can speculate that the DP is possibly 15, since anything over 50 would be a moderate amount for conversion and this is "low".

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