Farming

July 2019

Malting Barley Quality Specifications

2019-08-25T01:03:23+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 Specifications2019-08-25T01:03:23+00:00

FREE Grain Testing

2019-08-25T01:06:43+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 Testing2019-08-25T01:06:43+00:00

October 2018

Malting Barley in Pennsylvania

2019-08-25T01:16:21+00:00

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 [...]

Malting Barley in Pennsylvania2019-08-25T01:16:21+00:00