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!
However, at present, there does not appear to be any significant issues in England for the 2023 crop.
Winter barley is looking well. A final rain would fill the grains out a little, but yields are expected to be within the 5-year average.
Spring barleys in England are expected to produce some variation regarding quality, with the earlier plantings looking better than those planted late due to rainfall. Spring barley however could really use additional rain over the next few weeks so we will be watching the weather closely.
In Scotland, there is again mixed quality due to the extended planting period, caused by rainfall. With a higher proportion of Spring barley planted later than in England. Due to the later planting period, it is likely that there will be some variation in quality at harvest time.
Denmark has seen prolonged dry weather, with some yield loss expected.
Harvest has begun in France, where crops are looking of exceptional quality.
In Poland, there has been drought in the north of the country, from which Spring barley in particular has suffered. However, the south has seen some rain, and plants in this area are looking promising in regard to quality.
Again we will be watching the weather closely across Europe in the coming weeks.
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