Smoked Malt (Beechwood) - Viking Malt

Smoked Malt (Beechwood) - Viking Malt

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Max. 4.3 °L - Viking Smoked Malt is produced from 2-row spring malting barley, null-LOX variety. The flavors of these malts are as with pilsner malt with rather strong smoky flavor depending on type of wood used for smoking. Viking uses apple, beech, cherry, sweet cherry and pear wood delivered from ecological, clean areas. Due to relatively low processing temperatures, enzymatic activities and other good brewing properties are maintained.

In brewing, Smoked Malt can be considered as pilsner malt with a special aroma as Smoked Malt's flavor and taste profile is not too overwhelming.

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. 9.0
Extract fine % dm - min. 81.0
Color °L - max. 4.3
Protein % dm - max. 11.5
Total phenols ppm - 5.0-10.0
See the Documents tab below for Product Information and Typical Analysis.
BrandViking Malt
Lovibond0 - 100 L
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A spring pilsner idea
Mark H on Jan 6, 2021
why not
Joe B on Oct 10, 2020
A spring pilsner idea
Mark H on Jan 6, 2021
For bread!
Ellie H on Nov 12, 2020
why not
Joe B on Oct 10, 2020
Joseph M on Apr 29, 2020
WILLIAM POLSKOY on Mar 2, 2020
Chuck M on Jun 19, 2019
to make beer
Valued C on May 31, 2019
Going to enhance a Pilsner
Kevin Dyson on Jan 16, 2019
also new to me
Alex B on Aug 24, 2018
For bread!
Ellie H on Nov 12, 2020
Joseph M on Apr 29, 2020
Does the bag indicate which wood(s) were used in that batch? The descriptions indicate it is not necessarily Beech only, but may include pear, apple, or cherry woods as well, and Viking's site suggests that the wood types used may vary by season or batch.
Anthony Tippetts on Jul 5, 2021
BEST ANSWER: This particular malt is smoked with Beechwood only. They produce the malts seasonally, but this exact part number will always get you Beechwood smoked malt.

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Rated 4 out of 5
This gives a nice delicate smoky after taste that’s just right .
May 15, 2021
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