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2-row, 6-row, wheat, rye: every grain that is farmed requires a steadfast approach to quality. The evidence of this meticulous care can be seen, felt, and ultimately tasted from field to pint. 
#craftmalt #craftmaltsters
2-row, 6-row, wheat, rye: every grain that is farmed requires a steadfast approach to quality. The evidence of this meticulous care can be seen, felt, and ultimately tasted from field to pint. #craftmalt  #craftmaltsters 
Another batch of granola! Raw peanuts, peanut butter, shredded coconut, coconut oil, soft red wheat malt, pale ale barley malt, and rolled oats!!
Another batch of granola! Raw peanuts, peanut butter, shredded coconut, coconut oil, soft red wheat malt, pale ale barley malt, and rolled oats!!
One of the first crops to be domesticated by humans, barley remains one of the most challenging to produce with the level of quality and consistency suitable for world class #craftbeer and #craftspirits. 
Wrapped up with the potential for heartache, however, is the possibility of success in producing superior malts. And that possibility keeps us malting. 
#barley #craftmalt #craftmaltsters
One of the first crops to be domesticated by humans, barley remains one of the most challenging to produce with the level of quality and consistency suitable for world class #craftbeer  and #craftspirits . Wrapped up with the potential for heartache, however, is the possibility of success in producing superior malts. And that possibility keeps us malting. #barley  #craftmalt  #craftmaltsters 
Prepping for a brewday x5 with @alund85 tomorrow—SMaSH Kölsch experiment with @meccagrade @admiralmaltings @troubadourmaltings @skagitvalleymalting, @weyermann_specialty_malts Pilsner malts & @imperialyeast Dieter. Stay tuned for a full write up of the results @fhsteinbart blog!
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Prepping for a brewday x5 with @alund85 tomorrow—SMaSH Kölsch experiment with @meccagrade @admiralmaltings @troubadourmaltings @skagitvalleymalting, @weyermann_specialty_malts Pilsner malts & @imperialyeast Dieter. Stay tuned for a full write up of the results @fhsteinbart blog! . . . #craftmalt  #craftmaltsters  #craftmaltstersguild 
Tonight Akron/Cleveland!!!!! @thirstydogbeer and @thirstydogeastbank #330americanipa release, waving the Craft Beer Independence Flag 🇺🇸 and supporting Ohio Grown and malted barley. We are an Independent and Family owned malt house. We know our Farmers. Want a West Branch Malts sticker? Tag us on here or Facebook #drinking a 330IPA and DM me your address. I'll send you a sticker. #330 #akronbeer #brewme #craftmaltsters #drinkbeermadehere #ipa #ocba #ohiomalt #ohiocraftbeer #ohioproud #rubbercity 🔜#rubbeercity #thirstydogbrewing #westbranchmalts
Tonight Akron/Cleveland!!!!! @thirstydogbeer and @thirstydogeastbank #330americanipa  release, waving the Craft Beer Independence Flag 🇺🇸 and supporting Ohio Grown and malted barley. We are an Independent and Family owned malt house. We know our Farmers. Want a West Branch Malts sticker? Tag us on here or Facebook #drinking  a 330IPA and DM me your address. I'll send you a sticker. #330  #akronbeer  #brewme  #craftmaltsters  #drinkbeermadehere  #ipa  #ocba  #ohiomalt  #ohiocraftbeer  #ohioproud  #rubbercity  🔜#rubbeercity  #thirstydogbrewing  #westbranchmalts 
What do I do on 90 degree days? Cycle 37 miles and cool down by making granola, of course!

50% rolled oats, 20% malted soft red wheat, 15% malted barley, 10% hulled hemp seeds, and 5% cacao nibs make up the dry mix. Coconut oil, wildflower honey, and an egg white are bringing the granola magic!

And of course, I coarse ground the wheat and barley malt on the Mockmill 100!!
What do I do on 90 degree days? Cycle 37 miles and cool down by making granola, of course! 50% rolled oats, 20% malted soft red wheat, 15% malted barley, 10% hulled hemp seeds, and 5% cacao nibs make up the dry mix. Coconut oil, wildflower honey, and an egg white are bringing the granola magic! And of course, I coarse ground the wheat and barley malt on the Mockmill 100!!
The sight and scent of freshly roasted barley never gets old.
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#barley #craftmalt #craftmaltsters
I often get the question if it is possible to use rootlets somehow or are they just a waste to throw away.
Lets have a look at the composition of rootlets:

moisture  8,8%,
protein 30%,
fat 2%,
raw gluten 8,6%,
extractive substances not containing nitrogen 44,6%
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So if you keep animals (pigs, cows) or if there is somebody around keeping animals – rootlets can be successfully used (and sold) as animal food. Check if your pigs are not participating in ”gluten free” company.
I often get the question if it is possible to use rootlets somehow or are they just a waste to throw away. Lets have a look at the composition of rootlets: moisture 8,8%, protein 30%, fat 2%, raw gluten 8,6%, extractive substances not containing nitrogen 44,6% . So if you keep animals (pigs, cows) or if there is somebody around keeping animals – rootlets can be successfully used (and sold) as animal food. Check if your pigs are not participating in ”gluten free” company.
In the 17th century, before the Saladin boxes or any other "modern" malting technology, floor malting was the most efficient method of processing volume. Reliant on heat accumulating the piles of grain and the handful of cold months a year, maltsters used wooden shovels, metal rakes, and their long-developed human feel for temperature and moisture to craft viable malt. 
It sounds a bit like navigating a ship by stars and harnessing the wind with sails, and yet, it worked. 
It still does. And our deepest admiration belongs to the men and women who still practice this intense exercise of skill and labor of love. 
#craftmalt #craftmaltsters #floormalting
In the 17th century, before the Saladin boxes or any other "modern" malting technology, floor malting was the most efficient method of processing volume. Reliant on heat accumulating the piles of grain and the handful of cold months a year, maltsters used wooden shovels, metal rakes, and their long-developed human feel for temperature and moisture to craft viable malt. It sounds a bit like navigating a ship by stars and harnessing the wind with sails, and yet, it worked. It still does. And our deepest admiration belongs to the men and women who still practice this intense exercise of skill and labor of love. #craftmalt  #craftmaltsters  #floormalting 
So germinative capacity is the percentage of kernels that are alive and potentially are able to germinate. This analysis is used for evaluating quality of barley during dormancy period, which lasts 45 days after harvesting.
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While high value of germinative energy indicates that the barley can be successfully malted.  This analysis is used for evaluating quality of barley after dormancy period.
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It is possible to check germinative energy also during dormancy. If you get high value of germinative energy during dormancy - you will also get high value after dormancy (if the barley is stored correctly). But if the value is low – this DOES NOT mean that barley is of bad quality and not suitable for malting. Just let it sleep longer and check later.
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Standard dormancy period is 45 days, but for the majority of modern varieties it takes much shorter to become ready for germination.
So germinative capacity is the percentage of kernels that are alive and potentially are able to germinate. This analysis is used for evaluating quality of barley during dormancy period, which lasts 45 days after harvesting. . While high value of germinative energy indicates that the barley can be successfully malted. This analysis is used for evaluating quality of barley after dormancy period. . It is possible to check germinative energy also during dormancy. If you get high value of germinative energy during dormancy - you will also get high value after dormancy (if the barley is stored correctly). But if the value is low – this DOES NOT mean that barley is of bad quality and not suitable for malting. Just let it sleep longer and check later. . Standard dormancy period is 45 days, but for the majority of modern varieties it takes much shorter to become ready for germination.
Last Day of the Great Cycle Challenge USA!! I've tripled my original goal of 200 miles, but I'm still $175 short of meeting my fundraising goal.

If just ten people are able to donate under $20 each, we can finish the month on an awesome note for a great cause!! Don't worry,  I'll be biking all day until the goal is met and the link to donate is on my profile page! #gccusa
Last Day of the Great Cycle Challenge USA!! I've tripled my original goal of 200 miles, but I'm still $175 short of meeting my fundraising goal. If just ten people are able to donate under $20 each, we can finish the month on an awesome note for a great cause!! Don't worry, I'll be biking all day until the goal is met and the link to donate is on my profile page! #gccusa 
Today's ride was about as good as it gets!

Also, there are only two days left raise the remaining $180 to meet my fundraising goal in the @greatcyclechallengeusa. If you're interested in donating, or in learning more, follow the link in my bio! #gccusa
Today's ride was about as good as it gets! Also, there are only two days left raise the remaining $180 to meet my fundraising goal in the @greatcyclechallengeusa. If you're interested in donating, or in learning more, follow the link in my bio! #gccusa 
Its obvious that it is wise to check before malting how barley actually grows. But which test to choose? Germinative capacity or germinative energy? And which method?... Lets have a look. 
Germinative capacity is the percentage of alive kernels in a sample of barley, independent of whether they are still dormant or not.
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A couple of methods to check germinative capacity. ✅Rapid staining method (Vitascope). Parts of kernels are soaked in a special solution. This solution colors  the living embryos in the kernels. Then its just counting the live kernels by using of special equipment (Vitascope or Vivatherm).This method is quite fast, the longest part is cutting 100 kernels. ✅Hydrogen peroxide method. Influence of oxygen wakes barley kernels up from dormancy, and the germination starts. The results is the percentage of germinated kernels, This method requires 3 days and is therefore not suitable for barley purchasing with tight time limits. But – very suitable for follow-up testing
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To be continued tomorrow…
Its obvious that it is wise to check before malting how barley actually grows. But which test to choose? Germinative capacity or germinative energy? And which method?... Lets have a look. Germinative capacity is the percentage of alive kernels in a sample of barley, independent of whether they are still dormant or not. . A couple of methods to check germinative capacity. ✅Rapid staining method (Vitascope). Parts of kernels are soaked in a special solution. This solution colors the living embryos in the kernels. Then its just counting the live kernels by using of special equipment (Vitascope or Vivatherm).This method is quite fast, the longest part is cutting 100 kernels. ✅Hydrogen peroxide method. Influence of oxygen wakes barley kernels up from dormancy, and the germination starts. The results is the percentage of germinated kernels, This method requires 3 days and is therefore not suitable for barley purchasing with tight time limits. But – very suitable for follow-up testing . To be continued tomorrow…
Love our local maltsters @doubleeaglemalting They take our grain and make malt from the ground up. In all of our ales we are looking for character along with terroir. Working with small scale craft malsters is great because they do it in smaller batches and feature grain varieties that add complexity to beer.  #craftmalt #craftmaltsters #pamalt #farmtoglass #localcraftbeer #smallbatchbrewing
Love our local maltsters @doubleeaglemalting They take our grain and make malt from the ground up. In all of our ales we are looking for character along with terroir. Working with small scale craft malsters is great because they do it in smaller batches and feature grain varieties that add complexity to beer. #craftmalt  #craftmaltsters  #pamalt  #farmtoglass  #localcraftbeer  #smallbatchbrewing 
Now on tap at @whitewallbrewing is Hop the Castle Wall, a west coast style IPA. brewed in collaboration with friends at Another Castle: Arcade Edition in Marysville and made with 100% Skagit Valley Malting grain including triticale. This is a wheat/rye hybrid grain. Provides a bit of spiciness to the beer. Hopped with traditional IPA "C" hops, this beer has notes of pine resin, orange zest, and tropical fruit.
Now on tap at @whitewallbrewing is Hop the Castle Wall, a west coast style IPA. brewed in collaboration with friends at Another Castle: Arcade Edition in Marysville and made with 100% Skagit Valley Malting grain including triticale. This is a wheat/rye hybrid grain. Provides a bit of spiciness to the beer. Hopped with traditional IPA "C" hops, this beer has notes of pine resin, orange zest, and tropical fruit.
Sometimes necessity herself is the great epiphany. 
For our friends in North Carolina that meant hearing Debbie Hamrick from the Department of Agriculture reveal that a local malting facility was the missing link for breweries and distilleries looking to craft place-based beverages. That was in 2013. Since then, the team at @epiphanycraftmalt have made it their mission to fulfill the local demand by sourcing quality grains from the regions farmers and malting them into terroir rich ingredients for craft beer and spirits. 
Cheers to answering the call, friends! 
#epiphany #craftmalt #craftmaltsters #answerthecall
Sometimes necessity herself is the great epiphany. For our friends in North Carolina that meant hearing Debbie Hamrick from the Department of Agriculture reveal that a local malting facility was the missing link for breweries and distilleries looking to craft place-based beverages. That was in 2013. Since then, the team at @epiphanycraftmalt have made it their mission to fulfill the local demand by sourcing quality grains from the regions farmers and malting them into terroir rich ingredients for craft beer and spirits. Cheers to answering the call, friends! #epiphany  #craftmalt  #craftmaltsters  #answerthecall 
#TheWayGrainShouldBe Early season Wheat Fields from @Auroramillsandfarm in Linneus Maine. Want to learn more about where we source our grain from? Check out the link in our description. Hint: it's all local!⠀
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#TheWayGrainShouldBe  Early season Wheat Fields from @Auroramillsandfarm in Linneus Maine. Want to learn more about where we source our grain from? Check out the link in our description. Hint: it's all local!⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #RootedInMaine  #MadeInMaine  #floormalt  #malt  #localag  #craftmalts  #craftmalt  #supportlocal  #craftmaltsters  #buylocal  #fieldtoglass  #farmtoglass  #graintoglass  #drinklocal  #knowyourmaltster  #maltmatters  #craftmalting  #maltlocal  #floormalting  #floormalted  #craftmaltsters 
On tap now at @pueblovida New Infusion - Mango + Strawberry "Chroma" - Berries and tropical fruit galore in an all Skagit Valley Malting IPA! 📷 @pueblovida
On tap now at @pueblovida New Infusion - Mango + Strawberry "Chroma" - Berries and tropical fruit galore in an all Skagit Valley Malting IPA! 📷 @pueblovida
Huge thanks to the Shelagowski family for hosting the MSU Thumb Region Malting Barley Field Day Yesterday! This field of LCS Calypso is absolutely exemplary!!
Huge thanks to the Shelagowski family for hosting the MSU Thumb Region Malting Barley Field Day Yesterday! This field of LCS Calypso is absolutely exemplary!!
Some shots from the KBS Malting Barley Field Day this past Wednesday. We had an awesome turnout with visitors from Indiana, Ohio, and even Wisconsin! Next up... the Thumb Area Field Day in Kawkawlin tomorrow!!
Some shots from the KBS Malting Barley Field Day this past Wednesday. We had an awesome turnout with visitors from Indiana, Ohio, and even Wisconsin! Next up... the Thumb Area Field Day in Kawkawlin tomorrow!!
The sunset has faded, there's but a tinge,
Saffron pale, where a star of white
Has tangled itself in the trailing fringe
Of the pearl-gray robe of the summer night.
O the green of the barley fields grows deep,
The breath of the barley fields grows rare;
There is rustle and glimmer, sway and sweep-
The wind is holding high revel there,
Singing the song it has often sung-
Hark to the troubadour glad and bold:
'Sweet is the earth when the summer is young
And the barley fields are green and gold!'
-Jean Blewett 🌾
#craftmalt #craftmaltsters
The sunset has faded, there's but a tinge, Saffron pale, where a star of white Has tangled itself in the trailing fringe Of the pearl-gray robe of the summer night. O the green of the barley fields grows deep, The breath of the barley fields grows rare; There is rustle and glimmer, sway and sweep- The wind is holding high revel there, Singing the song it has often sung- Hark to the troubadour glad and bold: 'Sweet is the earth when the summer is young And the barley fields are green and gold!' -Jean Blewett 🌾 #craftmalt  #craftmaltsters 
So I'm doing this thing... wherein I ride 500 miles this month on my bike, to raise money for pediatric cancer research. Please consider donating, the link is in my profile, and YES... I'm gonna crush those 500 miles!
So I'm doing this thing... wherein I ride 500 miles this month on my bike, to raise money for pediatric cancer research. Please consider donating, the link is in my profile, and YES... I'm gonna crush those 500 miles!
Want to learn more about Bryan? Check out our facebook page for a little more about the bearded wonder
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A thunderous applause to you all! @20cornersbrewing @aslanbrewing @atwoodales #bainbridgebrewing @balebreaker @beardsleeph @bigblockbrewery @blackravenbrewing @bronyraurbrew @cairnbrewing @cardinalcraftbrewing @chuckanutbrewery @cloudburstbrew @dicksbrewing @dru_bru @e_nine_brewery @elysianbrewing @everybodysbrewing @farmstrongbrewing @figureheadbrewing @fishbrewing @flyersbrew @flyingbikecoopbrewery @flyinglionbrewing @fognog @fourgeneralsbrewing @fremontbrewing @geauxbrew @georgetownbrewingco @goodbrewingco @hellbentbrewingsea @hopworksbeer @kulshanbrewery @lowercasebeer @machinehouse @mcmenamins @melvinbrewing @miragebeer @molluskbrewing @north_fork_brewery @oddotterbrewing @odinbrewing @oldschoolhousebrewery @pacificbrewing @pikebrewing @postdocbrewing @theramrestaurant @redhook @reubensbrews @sanjuanislandbrewing @therealstandardbrewing @steamdonkeybrewing @stonesthrowbrewing @stoupbrewing @sumerianbrewingco @tenpinbrewing @3magbrewing @tindogbrewing @wanderbrewing #wattsbrewing @wetcoastbrewing @whitewallbrewing @elliottbaybrewingco
A thunderous applause to you all! @20cornersbrewing @aslanbrewing @atwoodales #bainbridgebrewing  @balebreaker @beardsleeph @bigblockbrewery @blackravenbrewing @bronyraurbrew @cairnbrewing @cardinalcraftbrewing @chuckanutbrewery @cloudburstbrew @dicksbrewing @dru_bru @e_nine_brewery @elysianbrewing @everybodysbrewing @farmstrongbrewing @figureheadbrewing @fishbrewing @flyersbrew @flyingbikecoopbrewery @flyinglionbrewing @fognog @fourgeneralsbrewing @fremontbrewing @geauxbrew @georgetownbrewingco @goodbrewingco @hellbentbrewingsea @hopworksbeer @kulshanbrewery @lowercasebeer @machinehouse @mcmenamins @melvinbrewing @miragebeer @molluskbrewing @north_fork_brewery @oddotterbrewing @odinbrewing @oldschoolhousebrewery @pacificbrewing @pikebrewing @postdocbrewing @theramrestaurant @redhook @reubensbrews @sanjuanislandbrewing @therealstandardbrewing @steamdonkeybrewing @stonesthrowbrewing @stoupbrewing @sumerianbrewingco @tenpinbrewing @3magbrewing @tindogbrewing @wanderbrewing #wattsbrewing  @wetcoastbrewing @whitewallbrewing @elliottbaybrewingco
Check out all that bubbling malty goodness! Steeping the grain is an important part of our malt making process. Want to find out more? Ask in the comments below!⠀
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Want to learn more about the man behind the mask? Check out our profile of "Malt Vader" AKA Joel Alex over on our Facebook page!
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For every job, there is a tool. When floor malting, the tool of choice is always the rake. Used with skill, this humble piece of equipment can help transform something as simple as barley into the most true taste of origination. Slow and methodical passes are constantly made to ensure each grain is treated the same. This rake is not worn out. It's seasoned.
#floormalting #craftmalt #craftmaltsters
For every job, there is a tool. When floor malting, the tool of choice is always the rake. Used with skill, this humble piece of equipment can help transform something as simple as barley into the most true taste of origination. Slow and methodical passes are constantly made to ensure each grain is treated the same. This rake is not worn out. It's seasoned. #floormalting  #craftmalt  #craftmaltsters 
" hop mantra @ craftroots brewing w your malts = delicious " - Thanks for sharing Tim!!
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#watchyourbeergrow Organic Skagit Copeland barley growth from 6/1 to 6/9.
The ol' Barley-Mobile is going to be staying home this week while I #walk, #ride, and/or #roll to every destination.  It's a beautiful day to kickoff Active Commute Week in Grand Rapids!!
The ol' Barley-Mobile is going to be staying home this week while I #walk , #ride , and/or #roll  to every destination. It's a beautiful day to kickoff Active Commute Week in Grand Rapids!!
The ol' Barley-Mobile is going to be staying home this week while I #walk, #ride, and/or #roll to every destination.  It's a beautiful day to kickoff Active Commute Week in Grand Rapids!!
The ol' Barley-Mobile is going to be staying home this week while I #walk , #ride , and/or #roll  to every destination. It's a beautiful day to kickoff Active Commute Week in Grand Rapids!!
Some of the most pristine farmlands in North Carolina can be found at the @biltmoreestate. This 6-Row Barley malted by local craft Malsters comes straight from the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Appalachia and it is a beautiful thing to behold.
#blueridgemountains #Appalachia #barley #agritourism #craftmalt #craftmaltsters
Squaring the past with progress is like walking a slack line. Watching our friends at @riverbendmalt grow from a small floor-malting operation to an industrial, state-of-the-art system has been the ultimate picture of balance and tension. But therein lies the beauty: if you can keep the old traditions taut at one end and find a level line leading towards the future at the other, balance can be struck. 
#craftmalt #craftmaltsters
Squaring the past with progress is like walking a slack line. Watching our friends at @riverbendmalt grow from a small floor-malting operation to an industrial, state-of-the-art system has been the ultimate picture of balance and tension. But therein lies the beauty: if you can keep the old traditions taut at one end and find a level line leading towards the future at the other, balance can be struck. #craftmalt  #craftmaltsters 
A little #TBT action thanks to Joel's Mom! She reminds us just how far Joel and Blue Ox has come!! Photo taken July 2015!
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Oohh, ahhh!! New seed cleaner! We’ve been cranking out malt and working through the growing pains of a small business. We are crafting & tweaking equipment to make it work for us. It is fun, more paperwork than I bargained for, and a damn good time! These are some of the best times brainstorming and planning for the future!! Stay tuned.... #ohhellyeah #murmurationmalts #craftmaltsters #nystatemalthouse #artisanalmalt #whosinyourglass #moremalt #fingerlakesbrewtrail #fingerlakesregion #bloomfield #malthouse
Oohh, ahhh!! New seed cleaner! We’ve been cranking out malt and working through the growing pains of a small business. We are crafting & tweaking equipment to make it work for us. It is fun, more paperwork than I bargained for, and a damn good time! These are some of the best times brainstorming and planning for the future!! Stay tuned.... #ohhellyeah  #murmurationmalts  #craftmaltsters  #nystatemalthouse  #artisanalmalt  #whosinyourglass  #moremalt  #fingerlakesbrewtrail  #fingerlakesregion  #bloomfield  #malthouse 
Happy almost-Friday!! Grand Rapids' Active Commute Week in next week, June 11 through 15! To learn more, visit ACWGR.org.
Happy almost-Friday!! Grand Rapids' Active Commute Week in next week, June 11 through 15! To learn more, visit ACWGR.org.
Who's excited for Active Commute Week? #ACWGR is an effort to raise awareness and promote commuting methods like cycling (my favorite), busses, carpooling, walking, rideshare, etc. For more info, visit ACWGR.org!
Who's excited for Active Commute Week? #ACWGR  is an effort to raise awareness and promote commuting methods like cycling (my favorite), busses, carpooling, walking, rideshare, etc. For more info, visit ACWGR.org!
June has arrived and with it an abundance of field days, symposiums, and webinars designed to help us revel in the greenest fields, dive deep into malt flavor and aroma, and learn about every topic from winter malting barley to heirloom and terroir barley and malt. Click the profile link to sign up, get out there, and make your summer one to remember. 
#craftmalt #craftmaltsters #agritourism #fieldday
June has arrived and with it an abundance of field days, symposiums, and webinars designed to help us revel in the greenest fields, dive deep into malt flavor and aroma, and learn about every topic from winter malting barley to heirloom and terroir barley and malt. Click the profile link to sign up, get out there, and make your summer one to remember. #craftmalt  #craftmaltsters  #agritourism  #fieldday 
Our #barleygarden is looking good! It's a mix of Pilot and NZ151.
Our #barleygarden  is looking good! It's a mix of Pilot and NZ151.
Thanks @meccagrade for great outing today! Spent the afternoon getting schooled on all things malted deliciousness! #rainshadoworganics #roguefarmcorps #growtherevolution #craftmaltsters #greatmaltmakesgreatbeer
Last week Tristen Noyes, ED of the Maine Grain Alliance, stopped in to say hi 👋🏽
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#watchyourbeergrow Organic Skagit Copeland barley planted on 5/23 vs yesterday.
We're eating good at the malthouse! Our employee CSA from @littleridgefarm and pork from Freeman Acres Farm make a mighty fine soup! Did we mention that the pork was fed on our rootlet and thin malt that get sized out before we bag??? .
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We're eating good at the malthouse! Our employee CSA from @littleridgefarm and pork from Freeman Acres Farm make a mighty fine soup! Did we mention that the pork was fed on our rootlet and thin malt that get sized out before we bag??? . . #RootedInMaine  #MadeInMaine  #floormalt  #malt  #localag  #craftmalts  #craftmalt  #supportlocal  #craftmaltsters  #buylocal  #fieldtoglass  #farmtoglass  #graintoglass  #drinklocal  #knowyourmaltster  #maltmatters  #craftmalting  #maltlocal  #floormalting  #floormalted  #craftmaltsters 
Fourth generation field farmers, the Buck family became the first craft Malt House in Maine in 2015. 
Since then they have been delivering quality floor malted grains from field to pint and recently, they had the opportunity to collaborate with our friends from @burialbeer and @oxbowbrewingcompany on Burial's ongoing Ambient Terrain series. 
Cheers to always learning from our brothers and sisters in craft, @mainemalthouse!
#craftmalt #craftmaltsters #mainemalt #mainemalthouse #ambientterrain
Fourth generation field farmers, the Buck family became the first craft Malt House in Maine in 2015. Since then they have been delivering quality floor malted grains from field to pint and recently, they had the opportunity to collaborate with our friends from @burialbeer and @oxbowbrewingcompany on Burial's ongoing Ambient Terrain series. Cheers to always learning from our brothers and sisters in craft, @mainemalthouse! #craftmalt  #craftmaltsters  #mainemalt  #mainemalthouse  #ambientterrain 
It's looking like it's time to brew again! We received a bag of #metolius malt from @meccagrade Estate Malt this afternoon. Planning on making a #smashbeer this weekend to see how delicious this malt truly is. #homebrewing #speyrerbrewing #dohomebrew #meccagrade #craftmalt #craftmaltsters #oregonmalt #estatemalt
REPOST from our friends at @westbranchmalts

Many thanks to Adam, Sarah and crew at @modernmethodsbrew for hosting such a great ohio beer/ohio cheese pairing with EAF. This event was in support of #earthangelfarm project #farmhouse908 . The completion of the farmhouse rehab project will end up benefitting physically and mentally disabled through therapeutic agricultural efforts. The Farmhouse 908 Saison was brewed with our Ohio 2-Row Base malt, hops from @knuckleheadhops and tastes Ohio amazing. But please judge this crisp beauty for yourself...while it's available! Special thanks to @sarahmeetsbeer for hipping me to MMB 💛🍻
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#brewme #craftmaltsters #crowler #honored#grillingout #ohiocheese #ohiocraftbeer#ohiomalt #ohioproud#modernmethodsbrewery #warrenohio#westbranchmalts
REPOST from our friends at @westbranchmalts Many thanks to Adam, Sarah and crew at @modernmethodsbrew for hosting such a great ohio beer/ohio cheese pairing with EAF. This event was in support of #earthangelfarm  project #farmhouse908  . The completion of the farmhouse rehab project will end up benefitting physically and mentally disabled through therapeutic agricultural efforts. The Farmhouse 908 Saison was brewed with our Ohio 2-Row Base malt, hops from @knuckleheadhops and tastes Ohio amazing. But please judge this crisp beauty for yourself...while it's available! Special thanks to @sarahmeetsbeer for hipping me to MMB 💛🍻 🍺 🍺 #brewme  #craftmaltsters  #crowler  #honored #grillingout  #ohiocheese  #ohiocraftbeer #ohiomalt  #ohioproud #modernmethodsbrewery  #warrenohio #westbranchmalts 
"With the support of local breweries like @industrialartsbrewing and beers like this landscape beer we at Hudson Valley Malt are able to go back to our farmers and contract with them to grow more and more acreage of malting barley. In a state where 5 years ago you couldn’t source NY malting grains to a state that now has 400 breweries headed swiftly to 500 we now have a legitimate brewing economy.... this is great news for NY farmers who can benefit from growing premium malting grains as well as hops. Local Brewer supports local Maltster....local Maltster supports local farmer." - Dennis Nesel, Hudson Valley Malt @hudsonvalleymalt •
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For more on the Industrial Arts Brewing Landscapes Lager Series, how to support their endeavor, further the growth of NYS agriculture and economy, and drink delicious Lagers click the link in the profile. 
And if you’re in the Hudson Valley region snag some Summer Landscape for your Memorial Day celebrations.
#craftmalt #craftmaltsters #agritourism #nys #nysgrown
"With the support of local breweries like @industrialartsbrewing and beers like this landscape beer we at Hudson Valley Malt are able to go back to our farmers and contract with them to grow more and more acreage of malting barley. In a state where 5 years ago you couldn’t source NY malting grains to a state that now has 400 breweries headed swiftly to 500 we now have a legitimate brewing economy.... this is great news for NY farmers who can benefit from growing premium malting grains as well as hops. Local Brewer supports local Maltster....local Maltster supports local farmer." - Dennis Nesel, Hudson Valley Malt @hudsonvalleymalt • • For more on the Industrial Arts Brewing Landscapes Lager Series, how to support their endeavor, further the growth of NYS agriculture and economy, and drink delicious Lagers click the link in the profile. And if you’re in the Hudson Valley region snag some Summer Landscape for your Memorial Day celebrations. #craftmalt  #craftmaltsters  #agritourism  #nys  #nysgrown 
Many thanks to Adam, Sarah and crew at @modernmethodsbrew for hosting such a great ohio beer/ohio cheese pairing with EAF. This event was in support of #earthangelfarm project #farmhouse908 . The completion of the farmhouse rehab project will end up benefitting physically and mentally disabled through therapeutic agricultural efforts. The Farmhouse 908 Saison was brewed with our Ohio 2-Row Base malt, hops from @knuckleheadhops and tastes Ohio amazing. But please judge this crisp beauty for yourself...while it's available! Special thanks to @sarahmeetsbeer for hipping me to MMB 💛🍻
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#brewme #craftmaltsters #crowler #honored #grillingout #ohiocheese #ohiocraftbeer #ohiomalt #ohioproud #modernmethodsbrewery #warrenohio #westbranchmalts
Many thanks to Adam, Sarah and crew at @modernmethodsbrew for hosting such a great ohio beer/ohio cheese pairing with EAF. This event was in support of #earthangelfarm  project #farmhouse908  . The completion of the farmhouse rehab project will end up benefitting physically and mentally disabled through therapeutic agricultural efforts. The Farmhouse 908 Saison was brewed with our Ohio 2-Row Base malt, hops from @knuckleheadhops and tastes Ohio amazing. But please judge this crisp beauty for yourself...while it's available! Special thanks to @sarahmeetsbeer for hipping me to MMB 💛🍻 🍺 🍺 #brewme  #craftmaltsters  #crowler  #honored  #grillingout  #ohiocheese  #ohiocraftbeer  #ohiomalt  #ohioproud  #modernmethodsbrewery  #warrenohio  #westbranchmalts 
As our industry grows, so do the choices and grain options available to brewers and distillers. At Grouse Malt House millet, quinoa, buckwheat, oats, and maize are specifically designed for gluten-free beer. Certified organic, the folks at @grouse_malting craft these ancient grains to provide a crucial alternative to crafting beverages for the enjoyment of all. Their belief that that all people deserve access to high—quality food and beverages regardless of an allergy or intolerance, reminds us constantly that the more we grow the more inclusive we become and that's a beautiful thing. 
#glutenfree #millet #glutenfreemalt #craftmalt #craftmaltsters
As our industry grows, so do the choices and grain options available to brewers and distillers. At Grouse Malt House millet, quinoa, buckwheat, oats, and maize are specifically designed for gluten-free beer. Certified organic, the folks at @grouse_malting craft these ancient grains to provide a crucial alternative to crafting beverages for the enjoyment of all. Their belief that that all people deserve access to high—quality food and beverages regardless of an allergy or intolerance, reminds us constantly that the more we grow the more inclusive we become and that's a beautiful thing. #glutenfree  #millet  #glutenfreemalt  #craftmalt  #craftmaltsters 
Hand turning this big arse load of Calypso barley. (Occasionally, we fill our tanks to appropriate levels). Generally, it is more fun to dump the whole sack in. Almost ready to kiln! #murmurationmalts #nystatemalthouse #handturnedmalt #nystatefarmbrewery #craftmaltsters #malt #sunsoutgunsout #couplestherapy #yapwhileyourake #ladymaltster #maltster #bagitbeforetheweekend
Join us as we follow the planting to harvest of this organic Skagit Copeland barley field. #knowyourfarmer #knowyourmaltster
E olha a @embaixadabar utilizando maltes base da @malteriaserrana para produzir uma IPA! 
Look at @embaixadabar using base malts from @malteriaserrana to brew an IPA!

#SerranaPilsnerI
#SerranaPalealeI

#beersmith #freshness #craftbeer #craftmaltsters #malthouse
Thursday Dawg! (say it fast)...as in last Thursday, I had the honor of mashing in with Brandon and Joe at @thirstydogbeer . Thanks for using our Ohio-Grown and malted 2-Row Pils for the base of your upcoming v. of #330americanipa. We are all so stoked to be part of an iconic Ohio Craft brewery's beer and cannot wait to find it on tap in the #330 !🍻🐕
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#brewme #craftmaltsters #dogsandbeer #mashitup #ohiocraftbeer #ohiomalt #ohioproud #ohiogrown #thirstydogbrewing #westbranchmalts
Thursday Dawg! (say it fast)...as in last Thursday, I had the honor of mashing in with Brandon and Joe at @thirstydogbeer . Thanks for using our Ohio-Grown and malted 2-Row Pils for the base of your upcoming v. of #330americanipa . We are all so stoked to be part of an iconic Ohio Craft brewery's beer and cannot wait to find it on tap in the #330  !🍻🐕 🍺 🍺 #brewme  #craftmaltsters  #dogsandbeer  #mashitup  #ohiocraftbeer  #ohiomalt  #ohioproud  #ohiogrown  #thirstydogbrewing  #westbranchmalts 
Sometimes the best reward for constantly obsessing over the details is the ability to simply enjoy the result sip after sip in the good company of like-minded folks. 
Happy Sunday, friends. 
#cheers #craftcocktail #oldfashioned #craftspirits #craftmalt #craftmaltsters
Mr. Chris Schmidt, seed producer extraordinaire, sent me this pic today along with the following message: "Morning Ryan - this is a pic of my farming buddy, Don Shelagowski, walking through the MSU winter malting barley field plot on his farm. Not sure which variety is headed out on his left but there are multiple varieties headed or in the boot. 
Field day will be on his farm June 25th." Who else is excited for The Thumb Field Day?? Click on the link in our bio to learn more!
Mr. Chris Schmidt, seed producer extraordinaire, sent me this pic today along with the following message: "Morning Ryan - this is a pic of my farming buddy, Don Shelagowski, walking through the MSU winter malting barley field plot on his farm. Not sure which variety is headed out on his left but there are multiple varieties headed or in the boot. Field day will be on his farm June 25th." Who else is excited for The Thumb Field Day?? Click on the link in our bio to learn more!
The fields have all been planted and with anticipation we watch the roots give way to verdant little shoots that will give way to tall emerald blades and then yield golden florets ready for harvest. 
Harvest will come soon enough, but today we revel in these tiny signs that the work of our hands has sown good seed. 
#sewgoodseeds #malt #barley #wheat #grain #craftmalt #craftmaltsters
The fields have all been planted and with anticipation we watch the roots give way to verdant little shoots that will give way to tall emerald blades and then yield golden florets ready for harvest. Harvest will come soon enough, but today we revel in these tiny signs that the work of our hands has sown good seed. #sewgoodseeds  #malt  #barley  #wheat  #grain  #craftmalt  #craftmaltsters 
A photo of the Winter Malting Barley Trial plots at KBS, taken yesterday by Dr. Brook Wilke. They'll look much more amber and wavy at the field day on June 20!! (Link to field day info is in our bio)
A photo of the Winter Malting Barley Trial plots at KBS, taken yesterday by Dr. Brook Wilke. They'll look much more amber and wavy at the field day on June 20!! (Link to field day info is in our bio)
Field Day Season is here!! The best way to experience barley is to get out in the field! MSU has THREE barley field days coming up in June; check out the link in our bio to learn more!!
Field Day Season is here!! The best way to experience barley is to get out in the field! MSU has THREE barley field days coming up in June; check out the link in our bio to learn more!!
Mais um lote de #malte a caminho, #cevada passando na pré-limpeza e indo direto aos tanques de molha. Another batch of #malt coming, pre-cleaning #barley and into the steep tank. #craftmaltsters #floormalt #malteartesanal #maltelocal
Some quality beers coming out of the @pioneerbrewing stable. The amber is an absolute cracker.
#farmbeeroz
#singleorigin #craftmalt #riverina #sustainableagriculture #smallbusiness #supportlocal #craftmaltsters #craftbeer #buylocal #brewlocal #beerstartshere #farmtoglass #paddockt
Malt Flavor can be difficult to talk about or described in detail for those who don't eat (pun intended), sleep, and breathe malt. Enter the Hot Steep Method. This accessible form of malt sensory (originally developed by scientists Cassie Liscomb, @brewingwithbriess,and Lindsay Barr from @newbelgium ) allows brewers, distillers, maltsters, growers to use color, scent, sweetness, and flavor for a more immersive experience with base malts. 
It’s truly incredible and always reinvigorates our passion for tasting malt.
For information on how to create your own Hot Steep or to learn more about our growing Malt Sensory Ambassador program click the profile link. 
Stop Chewing. 
Start Steeping.
#hotsteepmethod #craftmalt #craftmaltsters
Malt Flavor can be difficult to talk about or described in detail for those who don't eat (pun intended), sleep, and breathe malt. Enter the Hot Steep Method. This accessible form of malt sensory (originally developed by scientists Cassie Liscomb, @brewingwithbriess,and Lindsay Barr from @newbelgium ) allows brewers, distillers, maltsters, growers to use color, scent, sweetness, and flavor for a more immersive experience with base malts. It’s truly incredible and always reinvigorates our passion for tasting malt. For information on how to create your own Hot Steep or to learn more about our growing Malt Sensory Ambassador program click the profile link. Stop Chewing. Start Steeping. #hotsteepmethod  #craftmalt  #craftmaltsters 
Pretzels and buns this time! I added some soft red wheat malt from Mushroom Head Malt Co. and small amounts of Macon Creek Malt's Munich, Vienna, and malted peas this time. All freshly milled on the Mockmill 100, of course!
Pretzels and buns this time! I added some soft red wheat malt from Mushroom Head Malt Co. and small amounts of Macon Creek Malt's Munich, Vienna, and malted peas this time. All freshly milled on the Mockmill 100, of course!
A surprise care package from Mushroom Head Malt Co!! Thank you so much for the kind words and awesome gifts! A portion of that fresh soft red wheat malt will be going into the batch of pretzels I make this weekend!
A surprise care package from Mushroom Head Malt Co!! Thank you so much for the kind words and awesome gifts! A portion of that fresh soft red wheat malt will be going into the batch of pretzels I make this weekend!
They're not going to win any beauty contests, but these pretzels were made with 50% whole barley flour, freshly ground on the Mockmill 100! And yes, they're already gone... time to make more!!
They're not going to win any beauty contests, but these pretzels were made with 50% whole barley flour, freshly ground on the Mockmill 100! And yes, they're already gone... time to make more!!
When I get a chance, I try to prep lunches on Monday for the rest of the week. This week it's pastured beef arm roast, courtesy of Dr. Brook Wilke, with copious amounts of mushrooms, onions, and... BARLEY!!
When I get a chance, I try to prep lunches on Monday for the rest of the week. This week it's pastured beef arm roast, courtesy of Dr. Brook Wilke, with copious amounts of mushrooms, onions, and... BARLEY!!
It does not get any more innovative than what is happening at @meccagrade in Madras, OR. With a family history that is responsible for the wealth of fruit in the Willamette Valley, the Klanns are still pushing the envelope. The amazing piece of machinery they have created must be seen to be believed. Call it hyperbole. Call it over-the-top. But you must find your way out to Central Oregon and see what Seth, Brad, Travis, Sally, and the Klann family are up to. It’s absolutely beautiful.
#innovation #craftmalt #craftmaltsters #malt #barley #oregon #madras
It does not get any more innovative than what is happening at @meccagrade in Madras, OR. With a family history that is responsible for the wealth of fruit in the Willamette Valley, the Klanns are still pushing the envelope. The amazing piece of machinery they have created must be seen to be believed. Call it hyperbole. Call it over-the-top. But you must find your way out to Central Oregon and see what Seth, Brad, Travis, Sally, and the Klann family are up to. It’s absolutely beautiful. #innovation  #craftmalt  #craftmaltsters  #malt  #barley  #oregon  #madras 
Malte de aveia? Temos também! Vai muito bem em Oatmeal Stouts, em NE IPAs (e variações, como a Milk Shake IPA), Witbiers, American Stouts e Saisons. Aumenta o corpo da cerveja e a retenção de colarinho. Malted oats? We have it! Used on Oatmeal Stouts, NE IPAs (and variations, such as Milk Shakes IPA), Witbiers, American Stouts, and Saisons. Enhances mouthfeel and head retention. #craftmalting #craftmaltsters #floormalt #maltsters #malteartesanal #aveia #oats #proudtobelocal
Malte de aveia? Temos também! Vai muito bem em Oatmeal Stouts, em NE IPAs (e variações, como a Milk Shake IPA), Witbiers, American Stouts e Saisons. Aumenta o corpo da cerveja e a retenção de colarinho. Malted oats? We have it! Used on Oatmeal Stouts, NE IPAs (and variations, such as Milk Shakes IPA), Witbiers, American Stouts, and Saisons. Enhances mouthfeel and head retention. #craftmalting  #craftmaltsters  #floormalt  #maltsters  #malteartesanal  #aveia  #oats  #proudtobelocal