Simpsons Malt (UK) is promoting the story of the Golden Promise variety, which the company has helped keep commercially available since the 1980s. Over that time, Simpsons acquired the Plant Variety Rights in 2015, as continued growth of this variety took place in the craft brewing sector
Andalusia Whiskey Co (Texas, USA) produced a new single malt whisky using barley grown in the Lone Star State. The grain is grown in the Panhandle region and malted by craft maltster, TexMalt located in Fort Worth.
The kits are due to launch in 2022 and will be packed with the finest quality malt extract, hops and adjuncts, premium hop pellets for dry-hopping and a hop straining bag. To support a good outcome, a step-by-step instruction guide tailored to the specific kit style is included. Each kit allows the homebrewer to enjoy …
The intention of the company is to deepen cooperation with craft breweries by offering them tailored high quality malts.
Little is known about French single malt whisky but nonetheless they do exist, and we profile one such whisky, the Bastille 1789 whisky. This whisky is produced by a distilling family (two brothers) which was already producing cognac and looking to explore the Celtic side of their heritage (their mother was Irish). The whisky formulation …
Diageo is putting to sale a selection of exquisite single malt whisky (some as old as 47 years), which are the first or last of their kind. The collection has 8 whiskies – 4 firsts and 4 lasts, that demonstrate the full range of styles and regions, and offers collectors an opportunity to travel three …
Simpsons’ set up trial fields to test current and new barley varieties, along with the continued interest in heritage varieties. The tests are rigorous in the monitoring for quality, brewing and malting performance and farmer yield
Malteurop North America continues the approval process with Malting and Brewing Industry Barley Technical Committee for the Company’s Kiwi barley variety with an aim to obtain accreditation in 2022.
Riverband Malt has expanded capacity by 40% through the installation of a new 10-ton Germination Kiln Vessel (GVK) which is the third GVK in the malting operation. The capacity growth was necessitated in order to keep up with malt demand from craft brewers.
Holland Malt started harvesting barley from their FarmerBeerWater project (“BoerBierWater” in Dutch language), a small project in cultivating barley close to the maltings and brewery in Lieshout. The project integrates the water management of farming activities with the brewery and maltings.