Recent News

New Staff Member

Andy Gardener joined the Warminster Maltstars in early March as a Laboratory Technician. With extensive experience in food manufacture and product safety he is responsible for all routine grain and malt analysis and is supporting Dr Rob Kennedy with quality assurance. He’s looking forward to meeting customers when they visit the maltings and learning the

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In-line Sack Printing

In order to assist product traceability, Warminster Maltings have installed the latest ink-jet printing technology in their bagging line. Product ID, order number and bagging date is printed on the reverse of each sack. The tradition of a sewn-in coloured ID label will continue to ease product identification. This new system will assist customers with

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New Roof

Warminster Maltings have just completed the latest phase in their restoration project with a new roof over both the Old Store and the Sweater Kiln. This area last had a new roof following the great fire on November 5th 1924. The Old Store provides storage for grain, pre-steep and also a secure area to store

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It’s All About the Malt!

Warminster Maltings’ annual Harvest Review attracted nearly 70 brewers from across the country, who were welcomed by chairman, Robin Appel. Robin explained that he felt it was ‘the duty’ of Warminster Maltings to stage this annual review, because each harvest delivered different traits. Not all barley varieties performed the same in any one year, and

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Annual Harvest Review

ANNUAL HARVEST REVIEW Guest Speaker TIM HAMPSON “Don’t Make a Mockery of Malt” Also Celebrating Chris Garratt’s 40 Years at the Maltings Friday 9th October 11.00am – 4.00pm at WARMINSTER MALTINGS  

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It’s All In The Name

It is the most famous barley in the world, but the name Maris Otter is a puzzle to many. Is Maris a Latin prefix, a corruption of maritime (maritime climate), or what? For those who remember The Plant Breeding Institute (PBI) at Trumpington, Cambridge, (now a Waitrose store) where Maris Otter was bred back in

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‘Lifetime Achievement Award’

Robin Appel, chief executive of Robin Appel Ltd, the Bishop’s Waltham based grain merchant, has just been honoured by the All Party Parliamentary Beer Group, represented by more than 300 members of the House of Commons and House of Lords. At a packed annual dinner for members along with guests from the brewing industry, held

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Icknield Malts

The Icknield malts

Exceptional malts derived from the Icknield barleys. Terroir is the voice of experience in agriculture, which lends integrity to its produce. Varieties of barley impart character to the malts they produce, but so do the peculiarities of the soils in which they are grown. The British Isles is a kaleidoscope of different soil types, and

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HGCA/MAGB Topic Breakfast

18th February 2015, Warminster. Warminster Maltings Ltd played host to this event for farmers and other levy payers, beginning with a full English breakfast at The Weymouth Arms, and ending with a tour of the maltings.   Presentations from HGCA analysts  Brenda Mullan and Helen Plant began the formal proceedings, with a review of the

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Dr Rob Kennedy joins the Warminster Malt-Stars

  We’re delighted to introduce you to Dr Rob Kennedy who joined us at the beginning of December as Quality Manager. Rob is bringing a wealth of experience gained working in and managing beverage laboratories, including soft drinks, beer and cider and also microbiology and Phys-Chem laboratories. Rob is a trained auditor with an extensive

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