2022 was a good year for Irish Craft Malts despite the challenges of the high costs of growing crops and significant energy increases. Brendan had excellent yields in Spring Barley and also Oats which we are now also malting. We added in the additional plant… Read More »Year End Review – 2022
2020 Season – Peated malts a real hit! Our 2020 harvest of barley and oats are now being malted. Despite a dry season, the harvest has proved successful with good germination rates. The new peat furnace is proving its weight (over 800kg!) and providing plenty… Read More »Irish Peated Malts
Irish Craft Malts is delighted to announce that we are now malting our own grown barley and malting the 2018 harvest. We have upgraded our kiln to peat malts and have produce several successful batches of peated malted barley and oats. According to experts, oats… Read More »New for 2019 – Peated Malts – grown and malted in Ireland
So finally production has started! We built a small half ton plant to get up and running while we hone our new found skills. So far we have produced 8 batches of malt, with each batch getting more consistent, as we fine tune our plant.… Read More »Production Finally Started!
It’s our first year growing malting barley. Brendan is a life long experienced cereal farmer, so it was no surprise when the barley was harvested in top condition – exceeding protein targets, quality grain with a high 1,000 grain weight. Additionally the grain was cut… Read More »The Harvest is home…