Crisp’s heritage malt, Plumage Archer is a predecessor or the ever popular Maris Otter. It fell out of favour as it has a much lower yield per acre than more modern varieties making it less attractive to grow. However, the resultant flavour has never been in question, just try Govinda by Cheshire Brewhouse
Our Friend Shane Swindells has been brewing with heritage malts and whilst we can give you tasting notes such as “Very Sweet, Malty, Caramel, Bready, Smooth” somehow Shane has a more eloquent tone. Check out what Shane has to say below, he is quite a character!