LOW COLOUR MARIS OTTER
"“Maris Otter gives me a superior flavour compared to today’s modern varieties”
— Rob Lovatt, Head Brewer, Thornbridge Brewery"
Great malt made from Maris Otter will brew an amazing, modern-style beer.
Light Coloured Cask Ales and IPAs, Premium All-Rounder
Light Malty, Fresh
Up to 100%
If you need a well modified, high performing malt with a low colour, then Low Colour Maris Otter is the perfect choice. This heritage barley variety is used to produce an exceptional quality base malt, with a high extract and enzymic activity and low nitrogen content. Low Colour Maris Otter is kilned at a low temperature, making it perfect for Cask IPAs and Light Coloured Ales.
“Selecting Maris Otter barley to make your base malt delivers depth, structure and integrity to every beer that you brew.”
— Roger Ryman, Brewing Director/Head Brewer, St Austell Brewery
Simpsons Finest Pale Ale Maris Otter. EBC 4,5-6,5
FINEST PALE ALE MARIS OTTER
UK Heritage Barley. Great in English-style beers. Always 100% Maris Otter.
Cask Ales and English-Style Bitters, Premium All-Rounder
Up to 100%
Maris Otter’s superior Brewhouse Performance is fantastic. The ‘Rolls Royce’ of malts for the traditional brewer, this legendary heritage barley variety is the base malt for traditional English Bitter beers. Maris Otter has a low nitrogen content and high extract, producing a rich malty flavour with exceptional Brewhouse Performance and beer clarity.
A truly versatile biscuity, roasted malt.
California Common, Stout & Extra Stout, Export, Best Bitter, Dark Lager, Fullers 1845
Perhaps the most versatile of all our roasted products, Simpsons’ Amber Malt can be used in a wide variety of beers to add biscuity toasty notes and a beautiful brown hue. Its delicate roast flavour makes it suitable for adding toasty notes to all Dark Beers, as well as lighter Ales and Lagers. Amber Malt brings a clean, crisp dryness to balance delicate floral hops and increases foam stability.
Adjusts pH and improves body.
Ales, Mild, Porter and Bock
Malty, Honey, Raisins, Complex Sweetness with Sour After-Notes
Up to 10% Produces a Honey Flavour in Beer, Up to 20% gives Raisin Notes, Up to 50% in Mild, Porters and Bocks Bocks enhances Malty/Fruity Notes
The secret weapon in the British Ale Brewer’s arsenal, our aromatic malt has a slightly higher acidity to balance pH. Its complex sweetness with sour after-notes gives a magnificent mouthfeel. This, combined with intense malty notes and raisin, makes our Aromatic Malt a versatile product that can be used from as little as 5% to give warm honey aromas and up to 50% as a base malt for Dark Beers to give raisin and plum notes. Brings a beautiful brown depth of colour.
SIMPSONS BEST PALE ALE MALT
“Three years ago we moved on to Best Pale Ale Malt as our base grist, it’s the backbone of everything we brew at Beavertown. We love it!”
— Logan Plant, Owner and Founder, Beavertown Brewery
BEST PALE ALE MALT
Traditional British base malt.
Cask, Keg or Bottled Ales, Porters and Stouts, Coloured Ales, Lagers, IPAs, SMaSH Beers, All-Rounder
Up to 100%
For the principal ingredient in keg, bottle or cask ales, we use top quality UK two-row barley to produce a plump, well-modified malt with good extract and enzymic activity. The versatility of this base malt lends itself to balance hoppy beers and provides a robust malty note to a Traditional Bitter or Belgian-style beer.
Intense, rich and dark.
Porter, London Brown Ale, Black Hoppy Beers and Black Lager
Up to 10%
Our Black Malt is excellent for darkening beer colour without imparting too much astringency or roast characteristics. The flavour is surprisingly neutral, with a clean dryness that makes it an incredibly versatile product.
Special B 260-320 EBC
One of the darkest caramel malts available. Gives a fuller malty aroma, a dark red to dark colour and a caramel/raisin flavour. Use 5 % for a slight touch or up to 15 % for darker brown-black beers. Used in stout, porter, Belgian abbey beers, etc.
As the word describes: these are caramelised malts often used to increase the mouth feel and body of the beer and to improve the head.
The secret to a good London Porter.
London Porter, Mid to Dark Belgian Styles, Brown Ale
Up to 10%
Our Brown Malt imparts a rich coffee aroma ideal for Stouts and Porters. It delivers a smooth mouthfeel as well as increasing foam stability. The hue is a deep mahogany that brings warmth and depth to dark beers. Often a forgotten malt.