The home of good malt since 1862

At Simpsons Malt we understand that to make the best beers and the best whiskies, you need the best malts.

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Finest UK two-row barley

We only ever use the finest UK two-row barley, grown from quality, certified seeds.

And because we use certified seeds, the pure grain in each of our sought-after malts is of consistently high quality.

A special something

Whether you’re a brewer, looking to add a certain special something to a new and innovative beer, or you’re a distiller on the hunt for an infinitely complex and subtle taste, Simpsons Malt has the experience and the expertise to guide you to the perfect malt to meet your needs.

Our Malts

Our customers love what we do

We're proud to produce malt that's the soul of beer and whisky. And we're proud to produce malt that's at the foundation of our customers' success.

Our Malts

The soul of beer and whisky

From award-winning beers to highly original and globally renowned whiskies, our malts are at the heart of some of the most innovative and successful brands on the market today.

Superior flavour

From base malts to speciality malts, our customers describe our products as giving “exceptional” and “superior” flavour, “depth, structure and integrity” and “fullness, body and rich malt flavour.” To one customer, we’re “the backbone” of everything he brews.

“At Russian River we use multiple types of Simpson Malt. They have a depth of flavour that enhances the mouthfeel on our beers, especially those that are lower in alcohol. Simpson Malt have some of my favourite malts to brew with.”

Vinnie Cilurzo, Owner/Brewer, Russian River Brewing Company

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As we create, so we innovate

After 154 years in business we understand what it takes to make great malt. And we’ve invested in state-of-the art equipment at our two maltings in the UK to ensure our supply is consistently of the best quality. We constantly innovate and improve our processes to ensure our malts are produced in the best possible way. And you can rest assured that from grain to glass, our malts are certified and fully traceable.

“From the barley we source, to the malt we produce, we care as much now as we did in 1862.”

Simon Simpson OBE, Chairman, 2012

Our Process

Better beer, better whisky

At Simpsons Malt we want to help you to make the best possible beers and whiskies. That’s why we’re dedicated to producing malt of the finest standard. Our focus is, as it has always been, on quality and consistency, taste and flavour.

“The art of creating good malt out of bad barley has not yet been discovered.”

Robert Free, Brewster, 1888

About Simpsons

Our heritage is in all we do

Over 150 years’ experience

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We have the malts you need

We know we’re only as good as our last load, as our last bag. But from our sought-after Golden Promise™ heritage variety to the deep russet hues of our Red Rye Crystal, we know we have the malts you need to make the best possible beers and whiskies.

And with over 150 years’ experience of selecting barley and producing malts, we’re delighted to supply some of the best brewers and distillers in the world.

Global reach

From Europe to the Americas, Asia to Australasia, at Simpsons we’re delighted to support you in creating the very best beers and whiskies.

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Our customers make some of the best beers and whiskies in the world. Are you ready to join them?

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