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!
Winter barley is now well established, and growing conditions have been favourable with crops looking well in the field. The Spring barley drilling period has been prolonged due to rain, and therefore the crop will be more susceptible to summer droughts going forward. Final quality of the 2023 crop will be weather dependant, so we will be looking out for forecast weather events over the next few months.
In England, spring barley drilling is over 90% complete, with some barley still to be planted in the north of the country.
In Scotland, approximately 60% of drilling is complete, and a dry forecast should allow the remainder to be planted over the next couple of weeks.
Overall, both spring and winter barley area is down on last year, however the proportion of spring barley growers opting for the barley variety Laureate has increased in both England and Scotland.
Further afield, the French barley crop is looking exceptionally good to date, with extremely favourable growing conditions. Foregoing any weather events, France could be in for a record crop.
In Scandinavia, crops have been drilled in good time are also looking well.
Keep an eye out on our social media channels for further crop updates!
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