For every job, there is a tool. When floor malting, the tool of choice is always the rake. Used with skill, this humble piece of equipment can help transform something as simple as barley into the most true taste of origination. Slow and methodical passes are constantly made to ensure each grain is treated the same. This rake is not worn out. It's seasoned. ... See MoreSee Less
Some of the most pristine farmlands in North Carolina can be found at the Biltmore. This 6-Row Barley malted by local craft Malsters comes straight from the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Appalachia and it is a beautiful thing to behold. ... See MoreSee Less
Today we got to relax a little and had a nice visit from Halfdan Svalheim of Norway. Halfdam is starting a malting facility in his country and came to ours to learn how we grow and malt barley. He belongs to two progressive cooperatives (Økologisk Spesialkorn and Craft Malt Cooperative) that bring local food and malt to businesses around Oslo. Expect big things to come from them. SKOL!