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Edition 33: Friends of Warminster Maltings

Edition 33: Friends of Warminster Maltings

20 Years, Not Out! Three weeks ago, on February 13th, I celebrated 20 years at Warminster Maltings. I well remember that afternoon in 2001, sat in my solicitor’s office in Southampton, waiting for the phone call from the vendor’s solicitors in Warminster, to tell me...

Edition 32: Friends of Warminster Maltings

Edition 32: Friends of Warminster Maltings

Happy New Year I want to begin by wishing you all a Very Happy, Healthy and Safe New Year. I have little to report, at least little positive news, and so instead, I would like to list Warminster Maltings’:- 10 New Years Resolutions We are in the process of creating,...

Edition 31: Friends of Warminster Maltings

Edition 31: Friends of Warminster Maltings

Lockdown 2 Our weekly order book is back into struggling mode again, while brewers fall back onto online sales. As one brewer advised me: ‘fireside’ consumption favours higher strength, and (unfortunately for us) less volume! If you have not already caught up with...

Edition 30: Friends of Warminster Maltings

Edition 30: Friends of Warminster Maltings

Shaking off those “Malt and Barley Blues” “Malt and Barley Blues” is the title of a song recorded by a pop band named McGuinness Flint, back in 1971. I am not sure if it charted or not, in my opinion it didn’t deserve to. It was nothing to do with making and selling...

Edition 29: Friends of Warminster Maltings

Edition 29: Friends of Warminster Maltings

Towards Recovery Well, we continue to make, and deliver malt, and, I am pleased to report, at an improved volume from that at the outset of ‘lockdown’. Understandably, our sales in April and May were quite diabolical, but as we worked our way through May more brewers...

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Edition 33: Friends of Warminster Maltings

Edition 33: Friends of Warminster Maltings

20 Years, Not Out! Three weeks ago, on February 13th, I celebrated 20 years at Warminster Maltings. I well remember that afternoon in 2001, sat in my solicitor’s office in Southampton, waiting for the phone call from the vendor’s solicitors in Warminster, to tell me...

Edition 32: Friends of Warminster Maltings

Edition 32: Friends of Warminster Maltings

Happy New Year I want to begin by wishing you all a Very Happy, Healthy and Safe New Year. I have little to report, at least little positive news, and so instead, I would like to list Warminster Maltings’:- 10 New Years Resolutions We are in the process of creating,...

Edition 31: Friends of Warminster Maltings

Edition 31: Friends of Warminster Maltings

Lockdown 2 Our weekly order book is back into struggling mode again, while brewers fall back onto online sales. As one brewer advised me: ‘fireside’ consumption favours higher strength, and (unfortunately for us) less volume! If you have not already caught up with...

Edition 30: Friends of Warminster Maltings

Edition 30: Friends of Warminster Maltings

Shaking off those “Malt and Barley Blues” “Malt and Barley Blues” is the title of a song recorded by a pop band named McGuinness Flint, back in 1971. I am not sure if it charted or not, in my opinion it didn’t deserve to. It was nothing to do with making and selling...

Edition 29: Friends of Warminster Maltings

Edition 29: Friends of Warminster Maltings

Towards Recovery Well, we continue to make, and deliver malt, and, I am pleased to report, at an improved volume from that at the outset of ‘lockdown’. Understandably, our sales in April and May were quite diabolical, but as we worked our way through May more brewers...