25-29 °L - Viking Malt - Viking 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. Flavor of Red Ale Malt is malty and bitter but also roasted and nutty flavors can be found with long lasting linger. Red Ale Malt is also slightly acidic. The amylolytic activity of Red Ale Malt is low.
Red Ale Malt is strongly aromatic malt, with coloring capability. It is ideal for special ales like APA, IPA, Red Ale and Dark Lagers. Recommended usage is up to 20% of the grist.
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.