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Mainstays Made With Riverbend Base Camp Malt

Our Base Camp is produced using a proprietary blend of regionally grown 2-Row barley varieties and kilned at lower temperatures to create a slightly sweet, grainy profile that will complement all manner of hoppier beers perfectly. Taste it in…

Out to Pasture: Riverbend Malt House Discontinues 6-Row Barley Malt

It's hard to believe, but Riverbend Malt House will be phasing out 6-row barley products by the end of 2024. This decision speaks to the growth, evolution, and transformation that our malt house has experienced during the last thirteen years.…
Southern Lager Invitational 2024

The Menu: Southern Lager Invitational 2024

We're beyond stoked to serve 30+ expressions of Southern Lager made with Riverbend malt and Bootleg Biology yeast! Meet the 2024 Southern Lager Invitational beers—   Beers Akademia Brewing Company The Best Place Czech style Premium…

20 Mexican Lagers Made With Riverbend Malt To Drink This Season

ARTICLE UPDATED from 13 to 20 Lagers in June 2024. Some of these beers were limited releases, so we do not guarantee they are still available from when this article was originlly published in May 2024.  Happy Mexican Lager season! It delights…

People are Talking About our Rye Malt, and Here’s Why

Here at Riverbend, we’re passionate about rye malt. That’s why all of our malted rye styles are made with heirloom varieties that can be traced back hundreds of years. With four distinct malts offering flavors from earthy to spicy, we…
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Riverbend Malt House Becomes First-Ever Certified Regenified Malt House

ASHEVILLE, NC— Earlier this year, Riverbend Malt House became the first malt house to become third-party certified for its supply chain processing and manufacturing, ensuring the segregation and processing of Certified Regenified grains.…

Winners Circle: Big Wins for Beers and Spirits Made With Riverbend Malt

When it comes to beer and spirits competitions, craft malt is king. Just ask the Riverbend supporters who took home hardware from the latest awards programs!   2023 Great American Beer Festival  Our first shout-out goes to Rock…
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Riverbend Malt House Unveils Terroir With Speakeasy Malt For Distillers

Introducing Speakeasy Malt For Distillers ASHEVILLE, NC— Secret’s out— after much underground research and development, Riverbend Malt House now offers a malt style designed for distillers. Speakeasy malt for distillers is now available…
Southern Lager Invitational 2024
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Bootleg Biology and Riverbend Malt House To Host Southern Lager Invitational at The Mule To Cap 2024 Asheville Beer Week

ASHEVILLE, NC— After the successful execution of the inaugural Southern Lager Invitational during the Craft Brewers Conference in Nashville– in a monsoon no less— Bootleg Biology and Riverbend Malt House are excited to bring this festival…