Since 1870 we’ve lived and breathed malting. With this passion and expertise, and by combining traditional and modern techniques, we create an impressive range of malted and non-malted products, including several unique and exclusive barley malts.
We have a wide range of malts suitable for brewing and distilling to provide you with the foundations for creating your next beer or whisky.
From our traditional floor maltings to our state-of-the-art packaging line, all of our malts are processed by a team of skilled maltsters. Find out more about our different processes here.
Our team of maltsters and brewers have put together a number of different technical materials, from recipes to blog posts on conditioning, to assist you in your brewery or distillery. Find out more here in this section.
There is nothing more we love than talking to brewers and distillers so if you have any questions, or would like to arrange a call with a member of our team, please feel free to get in touch – we would love to hear from you!
With the UK experiencing a heatwave, we have seen the combine harvesters out harvesting the winter barley crops this week. In fact, the first intake of the 2022 barley took place on Wednesday, 13th of July.
Our Commercial Director, Bob King, has been on a crop tour in the Cotswolds and visited local barley fields to check out this year’s crop. Here’s what he has to say:
Harvest has started in eastern and southern England, 7-10 days earlier than usual. The first samples of winter malting barley Maris Otter and Flagon analysed in our laboratory at Great Ryburgh, have low grain nitrogen and good grain size. With the good weather forecast for the next couple of weeks, we expect to have the winter crop harvested well before the end of the month. Despite the very dry April and early May spring malting barley crops in England look in better condition than would be expected after a difficult growing season; harvest should start in the earliest areas in the first few days of August – weather permitting. In Scotland the spring barley crop is still developing with merchants reporting quite a variation in crop potential in different areas due to a prolonged planting period and varying rainfall quantities.
We love this time of year and seeing the golden fields of barley so check out the pictures below of some of the crops we have checked out.
Keep an eye out on our social media channels for further crop updates!
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