Malting Barley in Pennsylvania Although malting barley production and malt houses were common in colonial Pennsylvania, large adjunct beer drove malting barley from the East Coast farther west. Feed barley production has continued to the present, however malting barley is predominantly grown in the western United States, Canada, and Europe. Since 2012, we have [...]
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Keystone Pale Keystone Pale is the result of more than 4 years of learning, growing, and carefully listening to feedback from the many craft food and beverage artisans who have tried our traditional floor-malted ingredients. Determined not to sacrifice quality and flavor for less labor intensive (and less costly) production methods, but eager to better [...]
We are Hiring! Our humble little malthouse is looking for new maltsters to join the team. Are you passionate about agriculture? Craft food and beverages? Do you want to work with purpose and make an impact? We are always interested in meeting talented, like-minded people who want to join our team. Full and part-time positions [...]
Win FREE Deer Creek Malt! The 2019 Pennsylvania Farm Show (scheduled Jan 5-12, 2019) is holding a First Annual Beer Competition, and Deer Creek Malthouse is sweetening the pot. Not only can you have the bragging rights of the best beer in the Keystone State, your brewery could win a $1,000 credit towards any of [...]
2018 Harvest Update "The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow With a wet start to the Spring, it has been another interesting growing season. Mid-Atlantic farmers fought an uphill battle with malting barley this year, but the first samples are arriving at the [...]
Fortunato's Fate Rye Whiskey A Rye Whiskey Aged in Sherry Casks Historically, sherry was the last drink of the night…in one case literally. In “The Cask of Amontillado” the unfortunate Fortunato is buried alive in a tomb of sherry barrels. Despite his fate, Fortunato means “good fortune.” New Liberty pays homage to Edgar Allan [...]
Deer Creek In The News! First Draft: A new player in the craft beer game The Reading Eagle, 10/15/2015 Podcast at Deer Creek Malthouse: Episode 69 “Pure Sizzle” Beer Busters, 09/11/2015 Keeping Craft Beer Local with Deer Creek Malthouse The Town Dish, 6/23/2015 Brew and Beyond – Deer Creek Malthouse (Video) Beer Busters, May 2015 Farmer-Brewers Growing Local Beer Imbibe Magazine, 4/24/2015 [...]