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Gluten Free Maltsters and Distributors

Dedicated Gluten Free

Retail Outlets

Region Name Category Notes
🇺🇸 Gluten Free Home Brewing Retailer Oregon-based retail site for North American homebrewers. Distributes Eckert and Grouse malts, enzymes, in addition to other ingredients and supplies.
🇺🇸 Gluten Free Brew Supply Retailer Michigan-based online sales of gluten free malts from dedicated (Miller Malting) and non-dedicated malt houses (see considerations for non-dedicated maltsters below).
🇦🇺 TwøBays Brewing Co. Distributor, Brewery Distributes Eckert and Grouse malts in Australia and New Zealand.
🇦🇷 Maltería Ovunque Maltster Argentina-based gluten free maltster. Malted millet, buckwheat, quinoa, corn, sorghum. Sells directly to homebrewers and breweries.


Region Name Category Notes
🇦🇺 ALT-Malt Alternate Grain Maltings Maltster Australia-based small batch gluten free malts
🇬🇧 Alt Grain Co. Maltster Millet malt production for their own commercial beer production. No longer selling retail.
🇺🇸 Grouse Malt House Maltster Colorado-based dedicated gluten free maltster. Malted millet, buckwheat, corn. Wholesale. Retail sales through and
🇺🇸 Eckert Malting Maltster California-based dedicated gluten free maltster. Malted rice. Wholesale. Retail sales through Retail sales through
🇦🇷 Maltería Ovunque Maltster Argentina-based gluten free maltster. Malted millet, buckwheat, quinoa, corn, sorghum. Sells directly to homebrewers and breweries.
🇺🇸 Miller Malting Maltster Dedicated gluten free maltster currently producing malted rice. Available via GF Brew Supply.

See List of Commercial Gluten Free Malts for more details

Non Dedicated Maltsters and Suppliers

As existing and new malting operators look to enter the gluten free market, there are a number of things that those maltsters, their distributors, and brewers need to have in mind when evaluating the food safety for consumers with medical reasons to avoid gluten. Theoretically non-dedicated malt houses can safely avoid cross-contamination issues with a combination of proper cleaning protocols (for easier to clean stainless steel surfaces) and dedicated equipment / spaces where appropriate. Maltsters should have detailed standard operating procedures (SOPs) for mitigating risks of cross-contact with gluten containing grains, provide a good degree of transparency around these SOPs, and be willing to have their practices reviewed by external parties.

At present there are no shared facility malt houses that have been certified by a gluten free inspection body (e.g. GFCO) or gluten free brewing industry panel.

Key considerations for utilizing malts from non dedicated sources:

  • GF grain sourcing (grower practices, harvesting and shipping) -- GF grains are frequently grown in rotation with non-GF crops
  • Intake process and storage bins (are grains inspected for presence of gluten containing grains at receiving, are they stored in dedicated containers?)
  • Conveyors and handling between tanks, floors, rooms
  • Dust management (kiln ventilation can blow barley dust throughout the malthouse)
  • Water (can sometimes be recycled between steeping vessels)
  • Packaging equipment
  • Deculmers and other equipment that is hard to clean can be sources of contamination

Skagit Valley Malting - Non-dedicated malt house, Washington (US)

  • Began offering pale millet malt and buckwheat malt in 2020.

Haus Malts - - Non-dedicated malt house, Ohio (US)

  • Malts oats, millet, sorghum, and corn.

Colorado Malting Company (CMC) - Non-dedicated malt house, Colorado (US)

  • Malts red and white proso-millet, buckwheat, and sunflower seeds.
  • Risks may be mitigated by having an "isolated" facility for the gluten free malts.
  • Retail sales for CMC are handled by Boulder Fermentation Supply. There is a higher risk of cross contamination at this facility that repackages gluten free malts for homebrewers alongside their gluten-containing products, and Zero Tolerance members have found barley grains in their gluten free CMC grain orders in the past.[1]

Sugar Creek Malt Co - Non-dedicated malt house, Indiana (US)

  • Lists a small number of limited release malts including corn, rice, buckwheat, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, and acorns. They are primarily maltsters of barley, wheat and rye, and make no claims around gluten free products or handling. The likelihood of cross contamination for the gluten free grains is high.

La Malterie des Volcans - Non-dedicated malt house, Saint-Germain-Lembron (France)

  • Lists millet and buckwheat malts alongside gluten containing grains. No claims around gluten free products or handling. Without further information, assume that the likelihood of cross contamination for the millet and buckwheat grains is high.

Enzyme Manufacturers and Distributors

Region Name Category Notes
🇺🇸 🇨🇦 Gluten Free Home Brewing Retailer Main retail site for North American homebrewers. Distributes products from Novozymes (Ceremix Flex and Ondea Pro) and Enzymes Innovation (SEBAmyl and Termamyl).
🇺🇸 🇨🇦, 🇪🇺 Novozymes - Brewing With Enzymes Manufacturer and Retailer Novozymes provides direct sales (and product education) to commercial breweries in North America and the EU. (Unfortunately no direct sales to homebrewers).
🇬🇧 ChemCentral Distributor Novozymes sales to UK commercial breweries via ChemCentral.
🇬🇧 Alt Grain Co. Retailer (and maltster) Retail sales for Ceremix Flex (Novozymes) and "Visco Buster" (aka Trizyme from Murphy & Son).
🇬🇧 🇪🇺 Kerry Manufacturer Makes Promalt, Hitempase and others. Commercial sales only.
🇬🇧 Murphy & Son Manufacturer Makes Trizyme. Commercial sales only.
🇦🇺 🇳🇿 BeerCo Retailer Novozymes distributor for Australia. Termamyl, Ondea Pro, Fungamyl and others (Ceremix Flex not registered yet in Australia). Current minimum order is 25 kg.
🇦🇺 Mates Rates Homebrew Supplies Retailer Sells Novozymes Ondea Pro, Fungamyl Brew-Q, and Termamyl enzymes via Queensland-based online store.
🌍 Novozymes Manufacturer For sales information in rest of world contact Current minimum order is 25 kg.
🌍 Still Spirits Manufacturer Manufactures high temp stable alpha amylase. Widely available in homebrewing stores worldwide. See web site for list of stockists.

See List of Commercial Enzymes for more details.

Sorghum and Rice Syrup

Briess is the main manufacturer of gluten free sorghum syrup (aka sorghum extract) and rice syrup. These ingredients are relatively easy to find in local home brew supply stores (LHBS) in North America and Australia, but may require more effort to track down elsewhere. In the UK, Briess sorghum extract can be purchased via Hamstead Homebrew. Briess advises that their products are available through CMG (Country Malt Group) with international distribution partners in South and Central America, UK, Ireland, and Asia. If they don't currently carry those products, you can request to bring them in. See the CMG Locations and Sales Team page for contact information.

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At time of writing there are a limited number of recurring podcasts devoted to gluten-free brewing. There are, however, many podcast episodes featuring gluten-free homebrewers and commercial gluten-free breweries. Additionally there are more general brewing podcasts that cover topics of interest to gluten-free homebrewers.

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