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 [...]
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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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]