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What’s happening at Deer Creek Malthouse as well as small grains and malting news from around the world

January 2021

Hearty Malted Grain Stew

2021-01-11T18:21:42-05:00

  Yields up to 8 servings, depending on serv. Size. Keeps well for several day in the fridge. Cold weather is on its way, and you’ll need a healthy and hearty option to stand up to it. This recipe is vegetarian, but you can add meat as a way to add flavor and body with [...]

Hearty Malted Grain Stew2021-01-11T18:21:42-05:00

October 2020

PA Pride Collaboration Brew

2020-10-29T10:46:55-05:00

PA Pride Collaboration Brew Pennsylvania Brewers Team Up for Release Of “PA Pride” Pale Ale   As COVID-19 continues to impact the local economy and prohibit “agritainment” and Oktoberfest celebrations that typically highlight the fall harvest season, the Pennsylvania brewing community has come together with a solution. A virtual event and state-wide beer collaboration inspired [...]

PA Pride Collaboration Brew2020-10-29T10:46:55-05:00

August 2020

Malted Grain & Tomato Stew

2020-09-15T13:21:17-05:00

Yields 4 servings Don't know what to do with all those tomatoes? Here’s a simple way to use a glut of tomatoes in a well-rounded dish. Ingredients 1 cup whole grain pale wheat, spelt, or triticale 1 large yellow onion, diced 2 cloves garlic 3 c tomatoes, preferably overripe & juicy, chopped 1 qt water [...]

Malted Grain & Tomato Stew2020-09-15T13:21:17-05:00

February 2020

We can do better Pennsylvania

2020-03-10T14:31:48-05:00

We can do better Pennsylvania   For several years now, Pennsylvania has boasted some of the highest sales and production statistics among all craft breweries. In 2018 there were 354 licensed breweries (ranked 6th) that produced approximately 3.7M barrels of beer (ranked 1st) and created an estimated 6.3B in economic impact (ranked 2nd). That's an [...]

We can do better Pennsylvania2020-03-10T14:31:48-05:00

July 2019

Malting Barley Quality Specifications

2019-08-25T01:03:23-05:00

Malting Barley Quality Specifications   Malt is an important ingredient in beer that provides a source of starch and enzymes necessary to produce fermentable sugars which yeast then turn into alcohol. Malt also provides color, flavor, an foam compounds which contribute to the final character of beer. Malt is also used to produce spirits and [...]

Malting Barley Quality Specifications2019-08-25T01:03:23-05:00

FREE Grain Testing

2019-08-25T01:06:43-05:00

Grain Testing Process   We offer FREE quality testing to anyone interested in using their grain for food & beverage end markets. To have your grain evaluated for malting or milling quality, please send a representative 1 pound sample (~ 1 quart ziplock bag) addressed to: DEER CREEK MALTHOUSE Analytical Services 1629 E. Street Rd. [...]

FREE Grain Testing2019-08-25T01:06:43-05:00

May 2019

Pennsylvania Veterans Collaboration Brew

2019-08-25T01:07:49-05:00

Memorial Day 2019 Special Release   “Hurry Up And Wait” is an 8.0% Double IPA brewed by Pennsylvania Veterans in support of Pennsylvania Veterans. This beer will be on draft at the 22 participating Veteran owned breweries across the Commonwealth on Thursday May 23rd, 2019. A portion of proceeds from this beer will be donated [...]

Pennsylvania Veterans Collaboration Brew2019-08-25T01:07:49-05:00

March 2019

2019 Philadelphia Grain & Malt Symposium Recap

2019-08-25T01:08:19-05:00

March 1-2, 2019 Highlights   This year's event was another great success filled with education, networking and food and beverages made with local grain & malt. The weekend kicked off Friday night at New Liberty Distillery with an informal networking soiree for those traveling from out of town. Specialty cocktails flowed and Lost Bread Co. [...]

2019 Philadelphia Grain & Malt Symposium Recap2019-08-25T01:08:19-05:00

Philly Chefs are Proving Malt is Good for More Than Just Beer

2019-08-25T01:08:50-05:00

One of Philly’s Hottest New Restaurants Taps into PA’s First Malthouse Since Prohibition   Written by REGAN STEPHENS February 20, 2019 Samantha Kincaid, co-owner and pastry chef at Cadence. Kincaid, along with partners Jon Nodler and Michael Fry, are getting noticed for the bold dishes they’re making with local and seasonal ingredients. Right now on [...]

Philly Chefs are Proving Malt is Good for More Than Just Beer2019-08-25T01:08:50-05:00

Breaking Bread with Mark Brault

2019-08-25T01:09:27-05:00

Q&A with the Chief Maltster   MALT IS … a grain that has been germinated, dried and cured. The process changes the physical and biochemical properties of the grain so it becomes a more functional ingredient for brewing, distilling and baking. It also adds color and flavor.  WE MAKE IT OUT OF … primarily barley, wheat [...]

Breaking Bread with Mark Brault2019-08-25T01:09:27-05:00