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Favorite Beers of 2021

Hard to believe we are about to close the books on 2021! I always enjoy going back through our social media feed and photos...remembering the conversations and beers that defined this roller coaster of a year. The list below is presented in…

#Riverbend10: Reflections on a Decade of Riverbend Craft Malt

  It's only natural to look out over a field of barley and think back to this time last year, or the year before that. This year we're feeling extra nostalgic about our 10 year harvest that we're now enjoying in craft beer across…

Mainstays Made With Riverbend Cumberland Corn

Made using a food-grade dent corn from near-by Tennessee, our Cumberland Corn malt delivers an earthy, sweet flavor that doesn’t require a separate cereal mash. It compliments a wide array of beer styles– especially American Lager—…

Craft Malt Converts: Hillman Beer Company in Asheville, NC

If we had a nickel for every conversation we had with small batch producers about why craft malt is the sustainable, marketable choice for ingredient purchasing… well let’s just say we’d have a lot of nickels. Enter a hot steep…

Homebrewers Invited to Brew Riverbend 10 Year Harvest Recipe

Craft brewers across the region are invited to brew the Riverbend Malt House 10 Year Harvest Recipe in celebration of agriculture in the Southeast and a decade of Riverbend craft malt.  The #Riverbend10 Wheat Pale Ale recipe utilizes the…

American Single Malt Earns Well-Deserved Recognition As A Whiskey Category; What That Means For Craft Malt

It’s official! American Single Malt Whiskey will become a new category for spirits across the United States in early 2022. The American Single Malt Whiskey Commission has been hard at work for years now to make this happen. We tip our hats…

Six Beers To Drink This Fall, Craft Malt Edition

From pumpkin ales to Oktoberfest biers — fall is in the beer.  Asheville’s Riverbend Malt House is a key component in producing these autumnal flavors, which won’t last long on tap across the Southeast this season. Don’t miss…
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Brent Manning of Riverbend Malt House: Five Strategies Our Company Is Using To Tackle Climate Change & Become More Sustainable

After 10 years in the craft malt business, we're reflecting on our past, and how we want to approach our future with the least environmental impact possible. The timing was perfect for Medium.com's Authority Magazine to interview us about…

Riverbend Malt House Partners Score Big in Beer Competitions This Season

Congratulations are in order to so many of our brewery customers for cleaning up at this season’s awards— including the Great American Beer Festival®, the U.S. Beer Open, the North Carolina Brewers Cup, and the National Honey Board Honey…