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Riverbend Malt House creates unique, high-quality malt for the brewing and distilling industries, sourced from local, family owned farms and produced in a socially and environmentally responsible manner.

Hear about Riverbend from our founders, Brian and Brent.

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Products which highlight the inclusion of Riverbend malt tend to sell in higher volumes, and frequently at higher price points.


We start with the finest grain available in the southeast which must meet both our exacting standards and those of the American Malted Barley Association.

We carefully malt using both historical hand-raking techniques as well as pneumatic on our state-of-the-art system. And we test every single batch both internally and via third party testing laboratory.

We won’t sell malt that is anything but great. Nothing is shipped until it has passed stringent requirements for flavor and performance.


Our Founders come from farming families and we love working with local, family owned farmers to source some of the finest barley, wheat and rye in the world.

We have long standing relationships with farmers throughout the southeast and can accommodate requests for grain from your state.


Riverbend was the original craft maltster in the southeast. Since 2010 we’ve been making unique malt. From then on we’ve done a lot of listening to our 200+ customers about what they want in a malt.

Whether you are looking for a base malt, a specialty malt or even a custom malt developed uniquely for you, you’ll benefit from our years of work in the malt and craft beverage industry. Experience, customer service, and a love of craft beer and spirits are the building blocks for our custom malt program. Let’s have a conversation about how to make something special.


Environmental stewardship is a core Riverbend value, and we make every business decision with the environment in mind.

Most malt on the market is grown and malted several time zones away – perhaps even in another country or on another continent. The travel distance and time has implications not just for malt quality but for our planet, which is one reason why we source locally.

We have also implemented a waste recycling program with local farmers that converts 90% of our solid waste into feed for pork and beef.

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