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

November 2018

Deer Creek Merchandise


Deer Creek Merchandise   Show your PA Craft Malt pride with Deer Creek Malthouse merchandise, now available through our online store! Whether you are trying to stay warm, keep the sun out of your eyes, or simply looking to replace that crusty old t-shirt in your drawer, we’ve got a few “farmer-chic” items for your [...]

Deer Creek Merchandise2019-08-25T01:15:11-05:00

Millstone Rye Whiskey


Millstone Rye Whiskey   Three hundred years ago the Brandywine Valley was known as the "breadbasket of the colonies". The region provided quality goods, fresh food, and delicious whiskey to the surrounding areas, all powered by innumerable mills. Farmers produced high quality grain, and maltsters & millers added value by processing the grain for supply [...]

Millstone Rye Whiskey2019-08-25T01:16:03-05:00

October 2018

Malting Barley in Pennsylvania


Malting Barley in Pennsylvania   Although malting barley production and malt houses were common in colonial Pennsylvania, large adjunct beer drove malting barley from the East Coast farther west. Feed barley production has continued to the present, however malting barley is predominantly grown in the western United States, Canada, and Europe. Since 2012, we have [...]

Malting Barley in Pennsylvania2019-08-25T01:16:21-05:00

Keystone Pale


Keystone Pale   Keystone Pale is the result of more than 4 years of learning, growing, and carefully listening to feedback from the many craft food and beverage artisans who have tried our traditional floor-malted ingredients. Determined not to sacrifice quality and flavor for less labor intensive (and less costly) production methods, but eager to better [...]

Keystone Pale2019-10-08T16:59:51-05:00

September 2018

Talk and Taste


Talk and Taste   We are joining our friends Lost Bread Co. at WHYY on October 18th for Talk And Taste. If you have ever wondered how to make bread using malt ingredients, join us for a discussion of all things rising. Learn how Lost Bread Co. creates a loaf of bread from the baker, [...]

Talk and Taste2019-08-25T01:17:19-05:00

We are Hiring!


We are Hiring!   Our humble little malthouse is looking for new maltsters to join the team. Are you passionate about agriculture? Craft food and beverages? Do you want to work with purpose and make an impact? We are always interested in meeting talented, like-minded people who want to join our team. Full and part-time positions [...]

We are Hiring!2019-08-25T01:17:37-05:00

August 2018

North Front St. Farmers Market


Deer Creek And Farm To City Come to Fishtown   We have teamed up with our friends and Philadelphia farmer's market experts, Farm to City, to bring Pennsylvania Craft Malt into Philly! Every other week we will be at the North Front Street Farmers Market, 710 N. Front St. Philadelphia, PA. We will be selling [...]

North Front St. Farmers Market2019-08-25T01:18:17-05:00

2018 Hop Harvest


Pick your own WET HOPS! We have a limited amount of wet hops available this year, and we want to extend the opportunity to harvest to our friends. Come walk the hopyard and take as much or as little as you like for FREE! Pickings are slim this season, but we will have some decent [...]

2018 Hop Harvest2019-08-25T01:18:35-05:00

2019 PA Farm Show Beer Contest


Win FREE Deer Creek Malt!   The 2019 Pennsylvania Farm Show (scheduled Jan 5-12, 2019) is holding a First Annual Beer Competition, and Deer Creek Malthouse is sweetening the pot. Not only can you have the bragging rights of the best beer in the Keystone State, your brewery could win a $1,000 credit towards any of [...]

2019 PA Farm Show Beer Contest2019-08-25T01:19:05-05:00

July 2018

2018 Harvest Update


2018 Harvest Update "The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow   With a wet start to the Spring, it has been another interesting growing season. Mid-Atlantic farmers fought an uphill battle with malting barley this year, but the first samples are arriving at the [...]

2018 Harvest Update2019-08-25T01:19:25-05:00