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Riverbend Malt House 2023 Year In Review

ASHEVILLE, NC— The first craft malthouse in the South had a strong year of business growth, community development, and customer engagement in 2023. Here is the Riverbend Malt House 2023 Year In Review. Production and Capacity In…

Craft Malt Converts: Alga Beer Company

Born from two apartment kitchens, one in Alabama (AL) and one in Georgia (GA), Alga Beer Company (get it?) resides in Pensacola, Florida. The brewery recently hit its second anniversary, and we took the time to sit down with owner Brett Reid…
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Florida SMaSH Beer Festival Returns For 8th Year, Feat. Riverbend Malt & Yakima Quality Hops

LONGWOOD, FLORIDA— The eighth annual Florida SMaSH Beer Festival is the official kick off event for 2024 Orlando Beer Week. Thirty breweries will serve single malt, single hop beers made with malt from Riverbend Malt and hops from Yakima…

Seven Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Malt

We know you have many options, and we aim to make you proud with your choice of malt provider. Here are seven ways you can really make your investment in craft malt count in 2024. 1. Put Your Craft Malt Manual To Work Use our Craft…

Mainstays Made With Riverbend Appalachian Wheat Malt

Our Appalachian Wheat malt is made using a new regionally adapted variety of soft red wheat called Oakes. With flavors of baked artisan bread and toast, it’s no surprise that this wheat malt was developed for use in the artisan bread industry.…

2023 Recap: Elevating Southern Lager

We’ve seen lager styles gaining popularity across the Southeast over the last few years. During that time, we developed several different products, like Czech-style Pilsner, to help our customers build recipes that were “true to style”,…

2023 Holiday Gift Ideas From Your Local Malt House

With giving season upon, we put together a maltster-inspired 2023 holiday gift ideas list for you.  Maybe you're holiday shopping for a homebrewer who would love to tote their supplies around in a malt bag, or perhaps you want to treat a…

Craft Malt Converts: Beacon Brewing Co

For Southern proud LaGrange, Georgia-based Beacon Brewing Company, the choice to switch to Southern malt to brew Southern beer was essential to their brand. The decision fell perfectly in line with their desire to provide patrons with a fusion…

Learn To Homebrew Day Reflections: Homebrewing Session IPA Made With Riverbend Malt

 The homebrewing equipment: cleaned. The grain: spent. The beer: consumed. If you can believe it, it’s already been three months since our craft malt (home)brew day and Instagram live. Terminal gravity was achieved in less than ten…