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Loughran Family Malt, Ireland

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Loughran Family Malt

Malt from the Land of Legends

Since 1908, six generations of the Loughran Family have farmed Clermont Farm, with 2015 seeing them grow their 107th crop of barley. Because their malts are grown on 1 farm they share standard planting & harvesting dates and experience a uniform crop management programme. This allows the Loughran Family to produce malts which are unmatched in terms of consistency of colour, extract and quality. They are also fully traceable right back to the actual field in which it was grown.

The rich and fertile soils of their farm, which help to produce the highest quality Irish malt, are situated near the foot of the Cooley Mountains. An area steeped in ancient Celtic mythology & legend. There is no other place in Ireland which can boast such a richness and diversity of myth and legend, of folklore and story. This is the land of the great Celtic warrior Cuchulainn who stained our soil forever-red with the blood of an invading hoarde. This is the home of the mystical Brown Bull of Cooley who enriched the soils of the land. His capture is told in the greatest epic story in Irish Celtic mythology The Tain, which is set in these lands.

You as a Craft Brewer can new get an Irish Malt that has History, Tradition, Uniqueness and a Strong Sense of Place. Exactly what every craft beer drinker desires, helping to make your beer more distinctive to your customer.

The Loughran Family's Irish Malt combines culture with craft. Craft beer drinkers love to know the story behind their pint. Give your customers an added taste of Irish heritage and let them decide for themselves if the blood split by Cuchulainn and the soil enriched by the the Brown Bull of Cooley real does help produce Ireland’s greatest Malt.