• Mill gap

    In this blog, I would like to draw your attention to your grain mill.

    Your mill is the most important equipment you have in your brewery, without it, you could not start your brewing day.

    How many of you spare …


  • Maize Malt

    Maize is also known as Corn.

    Gladfield has stepped up a notch in innovation and arguability we are the first commercial maltings to malt maize in a commercial scale.

    Our Malted Maize is made from New Zealand grew field corn. …


  • A lot happens in 4 years!

    We have some news for you, Australian people!

    Yes, this is how long Gladfield Malt has been selling malts in Australia.

    We could not have done it without the almighty Dermott Dowling. Dermott is the proud owner of Beer Co. …


  • Achieving the Perfect Red – Shepherds Delight

    To brew a beer that turns out red is not a mean feat. The red shade of beer is very narrow, one shade lighter is brown and one shade darker is also brown.

    Because this is not a given that …


  • Limited Release Malts

    The first ever limited release malt launched by Gladfield, our RedBack Wheat is almost running out. So get in quick!

    Some people have asked me why come up with a limited release malt? My answer was simple because we can!…


  • Gladfield Malt continues to raise the bar

    Gladfield Malt has been steadily growing in the last 14 years. We made the most of the strong growth in both the local and international craft beer sector. Gladfield has been one of those real success stories in an industry …


  • Biscuit Malt surprising good taste

    This month’s malt is Biscuit Malt! I remember talking with one of our customers a while back and he mentioned that Biscuit Malt was his favourite malt to chew. I was surprised by that to be honest because my kids …


  • European inspired base malt – German Pilsner

    When Gladfield first started producing malts, 14 years ago, the trend was very different than what it is now. Back then, brewers were looking for more flavoursome base malts for English style beers and traditional Lagers. Gladfield’s Pilsner and Ale


  • Brown Ale, Porter and Stout… Oh, My!

    As the weather cools our go-to beer here at Gladfields quickly changes from the crisp bright beers of summer to the more robust, darker – maltier beers of winter. Instead of comparing the complexity of the hop profile we look …


  • There’s no smoke without fire

    The meaning of the phrase “there’s no smoke without fire” is very appropriate to describe one of Gladfield Malt’s most unique malt, the Manuka Smoked Malt. Yes the rumors are true, Gladfield Malt has its own smoker purposely built …


  • Growing, Malting and Brewing with Rye

    The long wait for 2017 Gladfield Rye malt is now over, this week we have finished kilning this malt and we are happy how the Rye has performed in the malt house. This year all our R ye will come …


  • Versatile Malt – Gladiator

    Gladiator Malt is one of the most functional malts that can be added to a brew. With just a 5 to 10% addition Gladfield Gladiator malt can boost foam stability and increase a beer final gravity with little impact on …


  • Developing beer recipes

    Developing beer recipes can be a tricky thing. We as brewers try to negotiate 30+ malts, endless hops and multitudes of yeast strains to create any one of 100’s of beer styles. Beer recipes can be complex using 10+ malts …


  • Yummy Toffee!

    Toffee in the confectionery world can mean almost anything, sugar and butter with almost any ingredients added in such as raisins or nuts. It can be soft and sticky or aerated and crunchy. However in the world of malt it …


  • The perfect Red

    Red coloured beers are one of the most troublesome colours to nail when brewing. When done right they come out a brilliant ruby red that just shines in the glass. There are a few key elements we have found here …


  • Lager Light

    Lager light is exactly what the name suggests, it is made for light coloured lager beers. You really appreciate this malt on a hot summers day after working hard doing what ever it is you do. When you knock the …


  • Why have we created the Supernova malt?

    Less is more, keep it simple. At Gladfield we have been striving to help brewers create the perfect beer. Over the last 13 years we have made many innovations to do just that, such as our Toffee malt, Shepherds …


  • Hard Work Paying Off

    This new blog post is all about looking back and paying respect to all the hard work that the ancestors from the Michael family have put over the years. Now the family is proud to have a member adding value …


  • 1000 Hours of Sunshine in Every Glass

    We hope you are all enjoying the new look of our website and our new slogan “1000 Hours of Sunshine in Every Glass”. If you have caught yourself wondering, why and how did Gladfield came up with the slogan, well …


  • Harvesting Report

    Last Friday, our 3 kids were happy, they could finally dance around the yard as much as they would’ve like, our 7 year old come up with a deal with the Weather Gods, they wouldn’t dance at harvesting time, rain …