Below are some of the specialty ingredients for brewers and distillers you’ll find on Fieldcraft.
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West / Admiral Maltings was founded by two long-time San Francisco brewing industry veterans , who have extensive backgrounds in organic farming and small batch malting. Their aim is to both unlock and capture California’s terroir in their malt, offering a truly exceptional ingredient and experience. Mecca Grade is an estate malthouse located on 1,000 irrigated acres in Oregon. A grain growers’ paradise, their location in the rain shadow of the Cascades provides hot, dry days and cool nights perfect for growing specialty seed and grain.
South / TexMalt is a craft malt house located in Texas with a vision to bring local heirloom grains to brewers and distillers across the region. They also offer custom milling for customers who cannot or choose not to mill their own grain on site.
Southeast / Riverbend Malt House is based in North Carolina and pledges to provide craft brewers locally farmed, artisan malts that bring depth and character to their passion, while greatly lessening our impact on the earth. Ingredients for brewers and distillers define the attitude of your product. At Murphy & Rude Malting, their name captures ours. With malt production processes rooted in traditional methods (Murphy) and then combined with innovation and adventurous creativity (Rudy or Rude), they create radical malts for differentiating products.
Northeast / At full production rate, 1886 Malt House supplies 60 tons of malt per week, or 2,000 tons of malt annually, making it one of the largest craft malting facilities in the United States. Their company name commemorates the year that the Statue of Liberty was given to the United States, which leverages a symbol of great pride to residents of New York State. The people at Niagara Malt are ecologists by training, who care deeply about their impact on the Earth. They recognize that the decisions that we make as farmers impact our long-term use of the land, soil health and water quality; their agricultural practices are chosen to protect our resources.
Midwest / Black Gold Malt Farm was brought into existence by a fourth generation Iowa farming family whose brewing and bootlegging roots helped purchase the home farm 100 years ago. Maltwerks is a Midwest malt house focused on genuine relationships in offering quality, locally produced, traceable malt to craft brewers in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Wisconsin. A partnership with Maltwerks means brewers work side-by-side with their maltster to produce the exact malt they need. This creates a much larger palette of flavors to work with when fine-tuning ales in an increasingly competitive market. Large, corporate malt providers won’t give you the details of the exact cultivars of barley used to make their malt blends, or specific growing location. Maltwerks maintains close relationships with local farmers, so brewers know exactly what barley was used and the characteristics they can expect on a molecular level. This means fewer surprises in brews, better consistency, and less product and investment going down the drain.
Canada / Harvest Hop & Malt gives a personal commitment to top quality hops and malt for micro-breweries, distillers and bakers who appreciate organic ingredients grown in Ontario.
Corn / From Topaz Blue to Jimmy Red, MBS Seed grows and processes a wide variety of distillery grains from Texas farms. Distilling quality test and aflatoxin test are available upon request, available whole grain or milled to spec. Also check out Panhandle Milling‘s White and Yellow varieties.
Rye / MJW Grain is a 5th generation dry land farm in eastern Washington. They produce Gazelle Rye and Triticale. They’ve moved to a direct seed system and have greatly reduced their pesticide usage and are moving away from petroleum base fertilizer. Also check out Bono and Elbon Rye from Texas and Brasetto Rye from Virginia. There’s also Gazelle Rye from Oregon and Ryes from California and Minnesota.
Wheat / MBS Seed offers SRW Wheat that can be milled to spec while Panhandle Milling supplies distillery Wheat cleaned from the farm to assure high yield during the distilling process.
Fruit Purees (Frozen and Aseptic)
Oregon Fruit harvests its fruit at the peak of ripeness to create their premium specialty fruit and berry purees for craft beverage enthusiasts. Their purees are preservative-free, shelf-stable and ready to use. They’re also aseptic which offers better benefits such as food safety, dry storage, consistent flavor and zero waste.
Papagayo Purees are experts in tropical fruit purees. They offer a wide variety of purees from blackbery to soursop, and can provide other fruits as well. They provide aseptic fruit purees and can provide frozen purees on request.
SVZ is a puree supplier offering 54 unique ingredients ranging from fruit and vegetables to pulses. They’re on a mission to support people – employees, growers and customers alike – and to remain at the forefront of their industry in terms of sustainability, food safety, ingredient innovation and knowledge.
Prairie Berries offers an ingredient that’s completely different. Prairie Berries is a Canadian puree supplier recognized on a global scale for their production of the “superfruit” Saskatoon Berries from which they make their puree.
Cardinal Foods offers beet, blueberry and sweet potato purees. Cardinal leverages its resources with those of the grower’s to help build complete transparency within food quality and food safety to provide the “Farm to Table” connection they need to continually meet customer demands.
Minard Farms Beverage Company presses their cider from a blend of tree-ripened, hand-picked apples. They never use fruit that has fallen on the ground. Each pressing is done right at the orchard and is made from a carefully selected blend of apples that ensures a consistently high quality flavor, sweetness and color. They flash-pasteurize or UV-treat our cider, depending on our customers needs.
Prairie North Fruit is a Canadian supplier that rescues local fruit destined for the landfill to create high quality, craft cider inspired by the distinct flavors and culture of the prairies.
The Forest Farmers offers Apple Cider Syrup made by boiling the cider of fresh New York apples from a local apple orchard into a sweet apple cider syrup. With a great tart, sweetness, this is a delicious sweetener for any product.
Smitty Bee Honey is a 4th generation family owned honey packaging company with 95 years of experience in both producing and packaging honey. They are committed to food safety and quality under a SQF Level III scheme. Every pound is ethically sourced “from the flower to your table.”
The Honey House was established in 1960 in Manitoba and produces bulk and packaged honey, specializing in creamed honey.
Ancient Groves offers a single hive honey, traceable to a single origin hive. Ancient Groves is committed to organic permaculture agroforestry and micro-grove traceability so you can create with a gift from nature.
Maple and Specialty Syrups
New Leaf Tree Syrups offers Maple Syrup and Beech, Birch and Walnut Syrups from rare tree species and harvested from nearly 10,000 acres of wild forests.
Balsam Woods Farm has been producing maple syrup for generations in Northeastern Connecticut. They supply bulk quantities of maple syrup to meet customers needs and all syrup is produced in America.
Hops and Pellets
Hop Havoc supplies over 50 hop varieties from Amarillo to Wuerttemberg. High Rock Farm operates an orchard of 500 chestnut trees in North Carolina. Brewers and distillers can add fresh roasted chestnuts, roasted chestnut granules or gluten free chestnut flour to the mash, or seep roasted chestnuts in the boil before the beer finishes in the bright tank.
Brewers and distillers can find thousands of botanicals and flavors on Fieldcraft. From Spruce on Tap, discover wild-harvested juniper berries and needles, spruce tips and boughs, yarrow, acorns, chokecherries and more, all sourced in the US.
Also check out American Botanicals and Burma Spice for herbs and spices, Advanced Biotech for extracts, distillates, concentrates and essences and Southern Flavoring Company for every vanilla flavor imaginable.
Lallemand supplies a wide variety of active dry yeasts including Belgian Ale, Cask & Bottle Conditioning, Sour and IPA. See the entire portfolio here.
Chr. Hansen is a leading, global bioscience company that develops natural ingredients for brewers and distillers as well as vintners.
For brewers, the specially isolated and selected strain used in NEER™ converts monosaccharides into specific and desirable flavor compounds helping you produce a tasty brew without the alcohol.
Viniflora® cultures enable winemakers to improve the quality of wine from year to year in the respect of its character, allowing the brand to keep up. But it is also an effective solution for lowering/removing sulphites in wine, opening doors to the wineries to respond to consumers demand for more natural wines and global trends for less chemicals or preservatives.
Wine Grapes Direct sources, freezes, and delivers 100% pure grape must and juice from some of the most exceptional vineyards in California, Oregon, and Washington. They buy fruit from vineyards and then flash freeze that fruit, which increases extraction, allowing for better fermentation temperatures while eliminating spoilage and off-aromas. The end result — grape must and juice from which you can make outstanding wine and beer.
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