Malt

Barley Club

If you're an all-grain brewer and want to save money on grain, the best way to do it is to buy in bulk. But not everyone has the space at home to store a grain mill and full sacks of malt. Consider our Barley Club as an alternative! With the Barley Club, you can purchase … Continue reading Barley Club

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Honey Malt

New Grain Options!

We have expanded our malts and grain section to include the following: Briess Midnight Wheat With a Lovibond of 550, Midnight Wheat from Briess contributes deep, rich brown and black tones without bitter, astringent, dry flavours or aftertaste. It can be used as a replacement for debittered black malt. It is described as the smoothest … Continue reading New Grain Options!

Malt Profile: Abbey Malt

Weyermann's Abbey Malt has a Lovibond range of 16 to 19. It's described as having a pronounced malty character with tones of honey and nuts. It has a sweet aroma, reminiscent of  freshly baked bread. With less intensity than Honey Malt and more aromatics than a Biscuit Malt, Abbey could be the solution to that … Continue reading Malt Profile: Abbey Malt

New Stuff!

The Grainfather: An All-in-one electric all grain brewing system. $1099* The Grainfather comes complete with A temperature controller to go from mashing to boiling in the same vessel. Dial in your exact mash temperature for step mashing or single infusion. An interior grain basket for mashing. A magnetic drive pump to recirculate your wort. A … Continue reading New Stuff!

Didn’t we used to have a bike?

  Grain Mill: Level Up! Over the last 2 years, our pedal-powered grain mill has brought a lot of smiles to a lot of faces but now we're taking a technological leap forward for the sake of progress and efficiency. Goodbye, Graincycle. You will be missed. But this bad-ass motorized mill comes just in time … Continue reading Didn’t we used to have a bike?

Saturday Feb 21st: Customer Appreciation Sale

On Saturday February 21st, Barley's invites you to enjoy a 25% discount on hops and grain. Barley's Homebrewing Supplies has just celebrated it's second anniversary and we're having a sale to show our appreciation for the support we've received from the local homebrewing community! This is our second annual sale on hops and grain. Last … Continue reading Saturday Feb 21st: Customer Appreciation Sale

Malt Profile: Melanoidin

Weyermann Malting's Melanoidin Malt offers an accentuated malt presence. The flavour of this malt has been described as biscuity with a hint of sour dough. It results in improved flavour stability, fullness and rounding of beer colour. With a Lovibond range of 23 to 31, Melanoidin can offer a beautiful red hue without introducing the … Continue reading Malt Profile: Melanoidin

Barley’s Barley Club

Barley's Homebrewing Supplies Introduces the new Barley's Barley Club program. With the Barley Club, you can take advantage of bulk grain discounts without having to store sacks of grain at home and without needing your own mill. Here's how it works: You can pay, up front, for a full sack (25 kg) of base malt … Continue reading Barley’s Barley Club

Malt Profile: CARARED

CARARED is a caramel (crystal) malt with a lovibond value in the range of 16 to 23. This product is from German maltster, Weyermann, and can be used in the mash (up to 25% of the grist) to achieve a deep red colour. Like other crystal malts, CARARED also aids head retention and contributes body … Continue reading Malt Profile: CARARED

Malt Profile: CARAFA Special II

So what's CARAFA Special II, other than "Now available at Barley's"? Allow me to explain. What's CARAFA?: CARAFA is a proprietary name that Weyermann, a German maltster, gives to their chocolate roasted malt. What makes it Special?: The CARAFA Special line is made from dehusked barley. This is also known as "debittered". By removing the … Continue reading Malt Profile: CARAFA Special II