Dormancy

Dormancy

Every year right about now we are furiously testing the multitudes of barley samples that show up at our Gladfield malting facility. Param, our laboratory manager has her work cut out keeping the data in front of Caleb (our …

Fancy new wrapping? .….. it’s the thought that counts.

Fancy new wrapping, it’s the thought that counts.

We have jazzed up our glorious Gladfield malt with some fancy new wrapping. Essentially it is still the same consistent, reliable malt that you have been used to. All we have done …

Working with Malted Maize

Working with Malted Maize

Malted maize is a great malted adjunct for use with brewing or distilling. In the brewery, it can add a crisp flavour and dry finish, perfect for that summer lager. In distilling, it can be used …

Teamwork

Teamwork

The old man always told me “It doesn’t matter how bloody clever you are if you don’t marry the right bird then you won’t get very far!”

It’s a pretty true statement and you don’t have to look very …

A good vintage, and a bumper crop 2019

A good vintage, and a bumper crop 2019
Everyone loves a good vintage. The 2018-19 barley harvest here in Canterbury is proving to be the best vintage ever. A cool wet spring and temperate early summer followed by hot dry …