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Proximity Malt, 01-17-2024

Proximity Malt was built on the premise of building a secure, sustainable supply chain.  Dale West, our CEO, often states when talking about our commitment to improving the barley-to-brewer supply chain, “We knew that there was a better mousetrap.  The traditional malted barley supply chain- with touchpoints at ports, train… Read more

Proximity Malt, 04-13-2023

PROXIMITY MALT MID-ATLANTIC WINTER BARLEY: The 2022-2023 season for Winter Barley in the Mid-Atlantic region is well underway, and so far, the crop is off to an excellent start throughout the region. With temperatures forecast to reach the mid 80’s in the coming weeks, flowering will likely begin in the… 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, 12-29-2020

With four years under our belts, Proximity is no longer the ‘new’ kid on the North American malt industry scene. And so, as the world enters the third decade of the 21st century – Proximity Malt, while still young, has grown into a confident, respected malt supplier, poised for a… 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, 09-30-2020

Twenty-twenty has been a crazy year for everyone. Proximity Malt knows we can get through these tough times if we work together. For us, working together means partnering with growers and our agricultural community to source the best quality grains for craft brewing, investing in the latest malting and roasting… 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, 10-25-2019

As always in understanding the North American barley crop in the bigger world barley picture, three things matter most: Stocks, prices and crop quality. Another layer of complexity this year will be the swing-for-the-fences politics – namely the impact of Brexit on UK exports, and the consequences of the US-China… Read more

Proximity Malt, 01-15-2019

DURANGO, CO— Last month Ska Brewing and Proximity Malt collaborated on a Dark Rye Saison, Green Silo Saison, to recognize their partnership. Named for Ska Brewing’s new green silo filled with Proximity Malt, this beer will be available in limited 12-ounce canned 6-packs on January 11. Ska Brewing supports Proximity… Read more

Proximity Malt, 12-14-2018

Happy Holidays!  It’s almost 2019 – ready to explore malt with Proximity? When it comes to malt, we’re changing expectations for the better. We’re kicking off 2019 with ‘Single Pricing, Delivered to Brewery’ for all bagged malts-all brewery locations, all the time. No lift-gate charge. No fuel surcharge.Contact your sales… Read more


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