The Fawcett family dedicates itself to the production of malt in Castleford, West Yorkshire in the late 1780s. Fawcett continues to be one of the oldest family-owned businesses in the United Kingdom. With over 200 years of experience the Thomas Fawcett & Sons has the technology and the know-how to produce a wide range of pale ale, crystal and roasted malts with a consistently high level. Thomas Fawcett & Sons Ltd., operates on its original site in Castleford, West Yorkshire where are produced all the grain. This malthouse uses the finest malting barley to ensure a steady supply of quality malt, season after season.
1 kg Black grain malt.
Smoked malt used in the production of dark beers. It has been smoked at highest temperatures during a long time. If it is employed sparingly, it makes beer brown. Increasing its quantity of use, it makes beer darker and more aromatic.
Max. use per recipe: 5%. Use sparingly.
Malt is the main ingredient in the production of beer. It stems from a process of partial barley starch degradation called malting. In the world there are many different malt varieties, classified according to place of origin and malting technique. Every malt type is defined by its own features, which play a crucial role in the characterization of the beer. These features are colour and taste(sweet, biscuit, caramel, smoked).