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July 2019

Malting Barley Quality Specifications

2019-07-25T15:55:21+00:00

Malting Barley Quality Specifications   Malt is an important ingredient in beer that provides a source of starch and enzymes necessary to produce fermentable sugars which yeast then turn into alcohol. Malt also provides color, flavor, an foam compounds which contribute to the final character of beer. Malt is also used to produce spirits and [...]

Malting Barley Quality Specifications2019-07-25T15:55:21+00:00

FREE Grain Testing

2019-07-25T15:56:07+00:00

Grain Testing Process   We offer FREE quality testing to anyone interested in using their grain for food & beverage end markets. To have your grain evaluated for malting or milling quality, please send a representative 1 pound sample (~ 1 quart ziplock bag) addressed to: DEER CREEK MALTHOUSE Analytical Services 1629 E. Street Rd. [...]

FREE Grain Testing2019-07-25T15:56:07+00:00

Malt Pancake Recipe

2019-07-17T23:15:03+00:00

Malt Pancake Recipe   We love to bake at home with malt and this recipe is one of our favorites. The addition of malt improves flavor, texture and browning, the effects of which can vary with malt type. Don't be afraid to try experimenting with different malt styles at home. Remember, a little (1-5%) goes [...]

Malt Pancake Recipe2019-07-17T23:15:03+00:00

May 2019

Chef Profile: Sam Kincaid

2019-05-17T05:19:14+00:00

Sam Kincaid, Chef/Co-owner of Cadence Restaurant   It was through a fellow malt-loving baker that Sam Kincaid first came into contact with Deer Creek Malthouse several years ago. At the time, Sam’s friend Alex Bois (former head baker of High Street on Market; current owner/baker at Lost Bread Co.) had beensearching for ways to improve [...]

Chef Profile: Sam Kincaid2019-05-17T05:19:14+00:00

Pennsylvania Veterans Collaboration Brew

2019-05-17T05:17:09+00:00

Memorial Day 2019 Special Release   “Hurry Up And Wait” is an 8.0% Double IPA brewed by Pennsylvania Veterans in support of Pennsylvania Veterans. This beer will be on draft at the 22 participating Veteran owned breweries across the Commonwealth on Thursday May 23rd, 2019. A portion of proceeds from this beer will be donated [...]

Pennsylvania Veterans Collaboration Brew2019-05-17T05:17:09+00:00

March 2019

2019 Philadelphia Grain & Malt Symposium Recap

2019-03-29T00:05:06+00:00

March 1-2, 2019 Highlights   This year's event was another great success filled with education, networking and food and beverages made with local grain & malt. The weekend kicked off Friday night at New Liberty Distillery with an informal networking soiree for those traveling from out of town. Specialty cocktails flowed and Lost Bread Co. [...]

2019 Philadelphia Grain & Malt Symposium Recap2019-03-29T00:05:06+00:00

Philly Chefs are Proving Malt is Good for More Than Just Beer

2019-03-29T01:41:13+00:00

One of Philly’s Hottest New Restaurants Taps into PA’s First Malthouse Since Prohibition   Written by REGAN STEPHENS February 20, 2019 Samantha Kincaid, co-owner and pastry chef at Cadence. Kincaid, along with partners Jon Nodler and Michael Fry, are getting noticed for the bold dishes they’re making with local and seasonal ingredients. Right now on [...]

Philly Chefs are Proving Malt is Good for More Than Just Beer2019-03-29T01:41:13+00:00

January 2019

Beer Spotlight: Snow Tire

2019-01-30T19:16:52+00:00

Hazy IPA   New Trail Brewing Company of Williamsport has been making beer for less than a year, but they are distributing all over Pennsylvania. Quickly generated a following with a string of IPA can releases that seem to come every week with increasing frequency, 'Snow Tire' is a hazy IPA made with 100% PA Craft Malt. [...]

Beer Spotlight: Snow Tire2019-01-30T19:16:52+00:00

2019 PA Farm Show Beer Contest

2019-01-30T19:19:23+00:00

Winners Announced!   The Farm Show Complex & Expo Center’s Main Hall was host to dozens of breweries across the state for the first-ever beer competition awards this month. A variety of breweries, from established brands to new local pubs, earned awards, with Troegs Independent Brewing of Hershey winning Best of Show for its 'LaGrave Triple Golden [...]

2019 PA Farm Show Beer Contest2019-01-30T19:19:23+00:00

December 2018

Farmer Profile: Matt King

2018-12-26T15:15:54+00:00

Farmer Profile: Matt King   Matt King, owner of Pleasant View Farm in Chester County, had never planted small grains on his land before—but when Deer Creek Malthouse approached him with the idea of growing malting barley, he was eager to give it a shot. “It was something fresh and new and exciting,” Matt explains. [...]

Farmer Profile: Matt King2018-12-26T15:15:54+00:00