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Friends of Warminster Maltings Newsletter

Edition 22 – 9th May 2019 Snakes and Maltsters A surprise visitor to the maltings on 14th March was a Corn Snake, discovered in one of our malt stores. This North American native is renowned for being very docile, reluctant to bite, and easy to care for, and so a commonly kept pet snake. It

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Visitors To Maltings

Bookings for Tours of the Maltings this year has got off to a better start than last year, although last year ended up being quite busy enough. What is also encouraging for us, is that we are also being seen as a venue of choice for ‘alternative’ but related events. For example, the British Hop

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Threat to Malt Supplies?

Commentators are reporting that the dynamics of UK malt supply are changing. Expanding world demand for malt, and at prices that represent a premium over UK values, has already begun to increase the export market’s share of the UK’s total malt capacity. That this market does not appear to be overly price sensitive can be

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Artisan Malt Vinegar

This wonderful Artisan Malt Vinegar has just won a Great Taste Award ! As far as we know, the only malt vinegar to have done so.  Apart from water and yeast it only has one ingredient – Warminster malt.   Delighted to be part of this success story.  Congratulations Mark. Mark Nattrass, Lizard Ales/Artisan Malt Vinegar

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That Time of Year Again!

Open Days Once again, on June 26th, the marquee was erected on the lawn of the maltings garden in order to play host to customers and suppliers alike. The theme to this year’s Open Days focused on “So what is new?” This applied to not just what is new at the maltings itself, but also

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Model Maltings

Burnham and District Model Railway Club (BDMRC) have, for some years now, been producing ‘Limited Edition Wagons’ for OO Gauge model railway enthusiasts dedicated to the 20th century steam era. Individual productions, normally of no more than 140 models each, are either exact replicas of wagons that ran on our railways ‘in period’ , or,

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Pat (L) and Avril (R) in the Maltings Market Room.

Avril Royster – Maltings Office Manager

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Avril to the position of Maltings Office Manager. Avril joined the company in 2006 and has gained valuable experience in many roles jobs. She will be assisted by Pat Thomas.

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Avril welcomes Pat to the Maltings.

Introducing Pat Thomas

Pat joined the Warminster Maltings staff at the beginning of the year as Office Administrator. A former resident of Warminster, and now living in nearby Wincanton, Pat has been enjoying her first few weeks getting to know our customers, handling orders and distribution and gaining a thorough knowledge of our malts. Pat is already making

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Fond Farewell

On Friday 6th January we said goodbye to Stephen Pyne who, as he approaches his 69th birthday, has decided it is time to retire. Stephen has manned our Customer Enquiry/Orders desk since 2003, joining Warminster Maltings at a time of considerable hiatus. Soon after his arrival we ripped off the roof of the gutted the

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Trio of Lunch Parties

On the 7th – 9th June Warminster Maltings hosted three consecutive lunch parties all arranged by special invitation. A marquee was erected in the garden for these events, and hospitality included 6 cask ales supplied by customers of Warminster Malt. Day 1 welcomed a party of 33 farmers from north Norfolk, on a four day

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