The Soles Of Malt award given to individuals whose work and efforts Embody the spirit of our industry and have had an outsized impact. This years award winner was Aaron MacLeod who does all our malt analysis!
The 2018 Craft Malt Conference!!! Great time! Lots of info! @Craftmalting Way to go!!
We are malting around the clock! Can't wait to get this to brewers and into beers!
We love the way Maine supports Maine! @norwaybrewingco has committed to increasing their use of Maine-grown grain by 250%!!!
Like waves in the ocean...the process of turning amazing local grain into malt can be so beautiful.
Captain - a Pils from Gruit. Simply incredible. Go get this!
We take great pride in our floor malts! Have you gotten to try any yet?
Steeping grain is the kickstart of the malting process. Got to get that moisture up!!
Quality Control! So important in making good malt!⠀
Special thank you to Aizoon USA!
We call this: "Still Life with Malt Sensory"⠀
To us malt is art! Fun, delicious art that has consistent quality and flavors!
We’re looking around and excited for fantastic 2018!!
Woo Hoo! @boothbaycraftbrewery called Dibs on about 15 acres of locally grown barley!!!
TBT!! A little 2016 love for you all!
Well 2017 has come and gone!! Our top 9 are all malt!!! Crazy...No. Not really. We love malt!!
Nothing says family time like shoveling malt...right @zculver !!
We love this shot from @norwaybrewingco of fjell & fjord, which is a collaboration between them and @oxbowbrewingcompany!⠀
PS: It features our malt! Did you get some??
Fresh bags of malt, ready and raring to go! Who wants some? Reach out today!
Shoveling grain...a lot warmer than snow!! ❄️
Will, picking out flavors, during a little malt sensory! It is our highest priority to ensure consistent, high-quality malts!
We're decking the halls! Beers and all!
This "dark malty goodness" by @blankcanvasbrewery features 4 different malts from us!
Our pals from @norwaybrewingco and @oxbowbrewingcompany got together to make a special beer with foraged juniper berries and a whole lot of #MadeInMaine grain! (Including ours)⠀
They are releasing it this coming Friday!! You've got to check out their original post for all the amazing details!! It looks so yummy!!
That @blueoxdavid has a tough job! Visiting breweries, trying beers that have our malts in them, taking pictures so we can share it with you.....just kidding! Those are just the benefits of his job. He actually works very, very hard!⠀
How did that @somebrewingco Mainely Pale Ale treat you David?
. @reinheitsgerobot is brewing pale for days!!
"We out here living the blue ox lyfe" - Joel's friend in VT
Look at the amazing colors of all these malts! Thanks for sharing (and using our malts) @mainefarmbrewed!
Congrats to @flightdeckbrewingco! They had their first can release today!⠀
You know what malt is inside those cans?? I bet you can guess.⠀
Cheers to you all gents!!
Some mornings, sunrise at the malthouse looks like the world is on fire! How crazy mother nature can be.
Hey...do you #homebrew ? Want to use our malts? Check out these fine retailers!!
A bit of nostalgia for you all: Check out this 2013 shot of our barrel top coming to be by #bloodshedforge
And now for your moment of zen, we present: Waves of Grain
Stacks on stacks on stacks, of malt that is, over at @winterhillbrewingcompany!
Come on up for a visit! We will put you right to work! Just ask Charlie from @norwaybrewingco! Thanks for the help, cheers!
Look at this juicy lovely from @siderealfarmbrewery! Kahurangi - An IPA a plethora of hops and our organic malt!
Can't wait to see what @kevindepot and @sebagobrewing are cooking up for @207beerweek!!
Matching your outfit to the can release? #ProStatus #BreweryKids
Make sure you grab @bentwaterbrewing's X-Series No. 19 which has our malt!!
Another beautiful and bountiful barley harvest season is at full blast @mcbeanfarms. #MaltMatters .
📸🍻: ThankYouVeryMuch to Brent from McBean farms for being a photographer who is outstanding in his field. Cheers!
It's always good to hangout with the Buck boys of @mainemalthouse!
If you're thinking about using fresh, local malts; give us a ring!
@brendamelhus representing @norwaybrewingco in this post about the 500lbs of our malts going into their #imperialstout ! 😳Wowzer!
So many amazing things have happened this summer! We've had amazing visitors like @admiralmaltings, @mainebrewers #summersession was great, our #fieldday with UMaine Cooperative was fabulous, such flavorful beers have been made with our malts and today there was an #eclipse ! How can this summer get better?
A little beer brewing action from our friends at @blankcanvasbrewery! Can't wait to try another creation from Stephen using our malts.
How do you transport your #BlueOxMalt ? Joel and @bigelowbrewing choose to use a #Prius .
What an interesting shade of grain you have there @natewildes.
Want to brew beers with our malts like @drinkingdrake? Contact us and let's chat!
@bigelowbrewing showing friends from Canada how we do malt here in Maine! Can't wait to try this brew at the Skowhegan Brewfest!
Love seeing @still_breathing_83 brewing with our malts at @baxterbrewing! Thanks for sharing.
The @foothillsfoodfest is this weekend! Head over to their page and check out the beer list! Much of it brewed with our malts.
We are honored to be part of @lakest.georgebrewingcompany's grand opening brews! Be sure to join them for their #GrandOpening on August 18 & 19! (Pssst...our malts are in the blonde!)
Another great shot from @mainebrewers #summersession17 ! Our malt is so photogenic.
Thanks @mudsider and @mainebrewers for this great photo of Joel! #BeTheOx
Growler filled with @flightdeckbrewingco beer✅
Beer in said growler made with our malt ✅
Bag made from our malt bags ✅
Blue Ox to the max! (And crazy tasty beer to boot!)
The dance of the marshmallow!
AKA inspecting the grain totes!
Bone Up has been mighty busy!
"100 is their (@boneupbrewing) 100th beer brewed with our malt and the malt I just dropped off will be served at their one year anniversary" -Joel
3 years ago = malthouse out of a Prius. Today = supplying over 17 breweries with the malt for summer session!
Who is ready? It's going to be a great chance to try a bunch of beers made with our malts! If you are bringing a beer made with #BlueOxMalts let us know in the comments!!
Visited @somebrewingco today and found this brewhouse filled with wort made with our malt!! What a special treat!
Who has tried @foulmouthedbeer's Good Thing?? It's spot on!
Sometimes Joel just likes to hangout with Senator @anguskingmaine. #NBD
Can't wait to try the brew @adambrewlab is putting together at #bentwaterbrewing ! Excited to be part of their next X-Series beer.
"This is a Grain elevator against a cold blue Canadian sky." - Joel, our fearless leader.
As you are planning out your weekend, make sure to set aside some time to apply for our Assistant Maltster opening!!!
Joel has been having quite the week! Here is great shot from Marquis Farms up in Van Buren.