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How to Buy Bulk Malt?

To make the optimal purchasing of malt, you must collect information of the market for barley and for malt.

Malt purchase considerations
Five things you must consider before purchasing malt.
1. Make your own malt or buy it from malsters?
2. How malt specification should be?
3. Where can you purchase malt?
4. How to buy bulk malt
5. Who should be responsible for purchasing malt?

Local Microbreweries
You should buy it from local home malsters or sales malsters. Inquire to see if they will sell you the amount you need. They may charge you a small amount more than what they typically pay, but it should still cost less than what you would pay at a store.

Home Brew Suppliers
To save money and your time, you should by from a brewing store near you. They tend to carry a variety of malts from which you can choose. If no brewing stores are located in your area, check online brewing store and find coupon code or discount price be for you buy. The example of online sore such as…
1. Midwest Supplies – Homebrewing and Winemaking : Midwest Supplies (midwestsupplies.com) : Home Wine making supplies and home brew supplies.
2. Austin Homebrew Supply (austinhomebrew.com) : Beer, wine, and mead making supplies and equipment.
3. Northern Brewer (northernbrewer.com) : Home Brewing Supplies and Winemaking Supplies
4. Home Brewers (homebrewers.com) : Beer Making Kits, Wine Making Kits and Supplies

Large Brewery
The trend is for the large brewery to look for large single supplies of malt, which can be negotiated and controlled and centrally. Some big brewery owns a malt factory, we call it a Home Malster. All the large brewing groups will have some malt producing subsidiaries, – either within their breweries or separate. The below mentioned major international sales malsters…
1. Groupe Souflett (soufflet-group.com) : a France based global grain dealer.
2. Cargill (cargill.com) : US based global grain dealer, however the malting group is based in Saint Germain-en-
Laye and France.
3. ConAgra / Tiger Oats Malt (bairds-malt.co.uk) : US based global grain dealer.
4. Group Malteurop (malteurop.com) : malting group based in France.
5. Weissheimer (weissheimer.de) : Germany based malting group.
6. Viking Malt (vikingmalt.com) : The Polttimo-Group a Nordic malting group based in Finland.
7. Joe White Maltings (website not available) : An Australian malting group.
8. Sophus Fuglsang (fuglsang.dk) : an independent Danish Sales Maltster.
9. Carlsberg (carlsberg.com) : Danish Malting Group.
10. Durst Malz (durst-malz.com) : German independent sales malster.
11. Muntons (muntons.com) : major producers of dry malt and malt extract, based in three sites in England and Scotland.

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