Product Developments Archives - Proximity Malt


Proximity Malt, 02-03-2022

MALT TRIALING BEST PRACTICES These days, brewers are able to select from dozens of base and specialty malts for both tried and true production brews, and new recipes as well. Malt styles that were ‘import only’ are now available from domestic suppliers (such as Proximity) who’re laser-focused on the complex… Read more

Proximity Malt, 03-18-2021

One of our most popular non-barley malted products is Malted Oats. With the current trend toward hazy beers and a resurgence in stouts as well, malted oats are a welcomed solution to some age-old problems – stuck mashes, slow run-off and blind filtration, which we explain below. WHY MALTING MATTERS… Read more

Proximity Malt, 11-11-2020

Think BIG! It’s a great time of year to think about brewing – and soon enough, drinking – big beers. Think stouts, imperials, porters and barrel-aged versions of just-about-anything. Proximity Malt offers a robust palette of base, specialty and roasted malts that brewers can tap to create rich, complex, and… Read more

Proximity Malt, 09-01-2020

Brewers increasingly add oats in their grain bill as they celebrate haziness and mouthfeel in creative, delicious ways.  What is it about oats that is so different from barley and wheat, and why are malted oats a solid option to the raw and flaked versions in the exploration of new… Read more

Proximity Malt, 07-08-2020

When Summer Solstice rolls around, we at Proximity are thinking Oktober. No… not the tenth month, badly spelled by a Happy Hour blogger…but Oktober, as in Oktoberfest bier, the seasonal lager marking the end of summer and the beginning of autumn. In the old country, it was the beer to… Read more

Proximity Malt, 02-12-2020

Chances are, you’ve never heard of Mid-Atlantic wheat malt – made with soft winter wheat grown in the Delmarva Peninsula, local to our Laurel, DE malthouse. (Trivia question: What does Delmarva stand for? Delaware, Maryland and Virginia!) Check out the map below, with the yellow dots marking our growers’ locations:… Read more

Proximity Malt, 12-10-2019

How is it that a kernel of barley or wheat can — when cooked with the wet, sugary extract of its base malts and a dollop of yeast – be transformed into a burst of chocolaty flavor? The phenomenon is one of the many complexities of malting and roasting grains… Read more

Proximity Malt, 10-01-2018

We’re often asked, “What makes your roasted products exceptional?” In short, we’ve invested in the latest technology to ensure the best possible outcome—because we know quality matters to you. The first of its kind in North America, our state-of-the-art roaster sets new standards for uniformity, precision, flavor development and grain… Read more

Proximity Malt, 07-26-2018

Proximity Malt is excited to announce our new crystal rye malt. We have worked with our partners in developing a fantastic malt that will find a home in a wide range of brewing applications. Our crystal rye malt offers a more uniform roasting process that is created from local sources… Read more

Proximity Malt, 06-28-2018

As a start-up company, Proximity Malt takes risks to build a large roster of product lines. Sometimes this is due to wanting to develop unique products, in some cases it’s about matching what’s currently in the marketplace.  Nothing showcases this like when we decided to come up with our new… Read more


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