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Field Dispatch: Lager Fest 2019

I feel like those inside the craft beer industry have been pushing for the "Year of the Lager" for quite some time. I don't think we're there yet, but forward progress is being made. Enter the inaugural edition of Lager Fest hosted by Resident…

Make the road by walking...

There is no playbook, there is no map, and there is no net. We have been growing this business steadily since 2011 while navigating tumultuous seas of shifting market demands, agricultural infrastructure development, and crop failures. 2018…

A long awaited harvest...Part 1

The last few weeks have been an exciting time at the malt house. In addition to our expansion announcement, we’ve been working with our network of farmers and researchers to coordinate this year’s harvest. Several key regions received torrential…

Made in the South Awards

Our good friends at French Broad Chocolates received some great news from Garden and Gun Magazine a few weeks back. Their panel of judges selected the Malted Milk Chocolate Bar as a runner-up in the Annual Made in the South Awards! Beautifully…

Harvest Report 2016 – R.I.P. Endeavor

Our assistant maltster, Sam, has spent the last several months analyzing the various grain samples from this year’s harvest. We received two dozen samples from growers in four states. This year was by far the largest pool of applicants we…

Drinking is an Agricultural Act @ BevCon 2016

I must confess, I’ve reworked the classic quote from Wendell Berry more than a few times in my quest to connect our clients to agricultural side of malt. So I had to laugh when I got the invite to speak on a panel with the same title at the…

Farmhouse FEAST @ All Souls Pizza – May 23rd

We are excited to announce a charity beer dinner with our good friends at All Souls Pizza on Monday, May 23rd! The Dinner: The event will feature locally-raised pork from Austin Farms in Old Fort along with several local beers. We…

Collaboration Update Pt. 1 – Revelry Brewing+Jolly Pumpkin

This year’s Brewvival brought together some of craft beer’s finest to Charleston for an epic weekend of tastings, dinners, and boozy brunches. If you weren’t able to make it down, don’t despair. Several of the visiting rock star…

Legislative Meeting at New Belgium

We got an opportunity to meet up with several legislators, board members from the NC Brewers Guild, and our local brewing community this week for a “State of the State” meeting. New Belgium hosted the event and served up Citradelic,…