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Craft Malt Converts: Mason Jar Lager Company

For Mason Jar Lager Co., an aptly named all-lager producer in The Triangle in North Carolina, the state of the supply chain initiated their switch to purchasing upwards of 90 percent craft malt. The quality and consistency of Riverbend…

Mainstays Made With Riverbend Chesapeake Pilsner Malt

Produced using 2-Row barley sourced from Virginia, Chesapeake Pilsner was another malt— like Cumberland Pilsner— created out of our custom craft malt program. It gives a nicely balanced mix of bread crumb and honeysuckle, and is just…

Presenting #Riverbend10, A Short Film

Our #Riverbend10 film is live on YouTube! This film documents a decade of craft malt at Riverbend Malt House. Thanks are in order to our friends at DSSOLVR, Fullsteam, and Fonta Flora Brewery, and the Asheville Brewers Supply homebrew…

Building a Custom Malt for International Women’s Brew Day, and more Pink Boots Beers to try

Happy Women's History Month! Thank you to the many women who incorporated Riverbend craft malt into their recipes in celebration. It was exciting to see Riverbend go into so many Pink Boots Collaboration Brew Day brews across the Southeast.…

Riverbend Craft Malt Makes Award-Winning Beers and Spirits; 2022 Best Florida Beer Championship and San Diego Wine & Spirits Challenge

Craft malt makes the difference, especially when it comes to beer and spirits competitions. Congratulations are in order to two of our customers for some recent big wins. Our friends at Crooked Can Brewing in Orlando cleaned up at…

February 2022 Newsletter

Get your Craft Malt User Manual and read Our Year in Review!

Introducing The Riverbend Craft Malt User Manual

You've made the savvy business decision to use craft malt. Now what? Working with a craft maltster means making a purchase is only the beginning. Your investment leads to innovative products, supports local, family owned farms, and protects…

Mainstays Made With Riverbend Cumberland Pilsner

Using 2-Row barley sourced directly from Tennessee, we developed Cumberland Pilsner as part of our custom craft malt program. After numerous tweaks and trials, we were able to create a blend of sweet aromatics and bread dough from Calypso…

January 2022 Newsletter

Check out our new malt varieties to experiment with in your brewhouses and distillers!