Sugar Creek Malt Co. is proud to announce that our smokehouse is up and smoking! We now have the most diverse list of smoked malts of any malthouse in the world! Our current list is just over 40 different woods/barrels/ herbs, and peat to choose from, but the list is still growing. If we can get our hands on something that will create a unique smoke aroma/flavor for your beer or whiskey we will! Here is what we are currently offering.
Descriptions of different woods and herbs available for smoking. N-Nose P-Palate F-Finish
Fruits (Great for Aroma, Not strong on the palate) Peach N-Ripe Fruit/Cinnamon/Brown Sugar P-Light Smoke/Red Berry/Ripe Lime/Creamy F-Light Smoke/Cinnamon/Fruit Pear N-Sweet Smoke/Smoked Cheese P-Roasted Nuts/Smoked Cheese/Ashes F-Smoked Cheese/Roasted Nuts Apple N-Sweet Tropical Fruit/Meaty P-Meaty/Spicy F- Sweet Cherry N-Cherries/Cranberries/Pineapples P-Sweet and Sour Cherries/ F-More smoke in the end Mulberry N-Clean/Bright/Eucalyptus P-Clean and Crisp/Menthol/Oregano F-Intense Charred/Peppery/Juniper Persimmon N-Very Light Smoke/Cinnamon/Nutmeg/ Pumpkin/Allspice/Fruity P-Pumpkin Spices/ Holiday Spices F-Spices Fade into a Light Smoke Plum N-Cooked Plum/Pepper Spice/Cinnamon/Sour Berries P-Spiced Plum Jam/Smoked Ham/Cocoa/Salami F-Long Finish/Burnt Sugar/Pepper Spice Apricot N-Sweet Fruit/Earthy P-Smoky/Nutty/Oily F-Roasted Nuts
Base Smoke (Great for Strong Smoky Body) Hickory N-Hickory Nuts/Fruits P-Barbecue Sauce/Some Phenols F-Sweet and Tangy/Campfire Walnut N- Strong smoke/Smoked Meat P-Intense Meatiness/Earthy/Phenolic F-Very Long Heavy Smoke Red Oak N-Tropical Fruit/Coconut/Caramel/Vanilla P-Spicy/Pepper Spice/Citrusy/Meaty F-Candied Fruit/Cocoa White Oak N-Clean Sweet Smoke/Dried Figs and Raisins/Cinnamon P-Toffee/Pepper Spice/ Maple Syrup F-Smoke/Cocoa Butter/ Pepper Spice Maple N- Apple/Cherries/Syrup/Cinnamon/Fresh Charred barrel P-Spicy Wood/Vanilla F-Honey Baked-Ham/ Spicy Wood Beech N-Light smoke/Caramel/toffee/banana/pear P-Clean Smoke/Figs/Toffee F-Short Clean Finish Pecan N-Pecan Praline/Dark Toffee/ Banana Bread/ P-Sweet Campfire/ Dark Honey/Pepper Spice/Coffee F-Honey Ham/Smoke/Sweet and Spicy Lilac N-Fresh/Fruity/Intense Cold Smoke P-Mesquite/Strong Smoke/Pepper and Spices F- Pepper/Cinnamon/Chocolate Indiana Peat N-Campfire/Meaty/Seaweed P-Intense Smoke/Phenols/Briny F-Long Finish/Intense Smoke/Phenolic
Imported woods (Great to Mix in to add Some Uniqueness) Lemon N-Citrus/Roasted Nuts/Cinnamon P-Dry/Spicy F-Long/Bitter Lemon Orange N- Orange/Burnt Caramel/Vanilla P-Jamaican Spice/Slightly bitter F-Port/Candied Orange/Slightly Phenolic Coffee N-Chocolate/Grilled Tropical Fruits and Meats P-Pepper Spice/Floral/Mint F-Pepper/Mint/Licorice Jamaican Pimento N-Intense sweet and Spicy P-Spices!/Hawaiian Pizza F-Mid-length/Spiced Smoked Meats Olive N-Warm Olives/Italian Herbs and Spices P-Dry Smoke/Briny/Dried Meat/Italian Herbs and Spices F-Spices/Cedar/Slightly Bitter Mesquite N- Chili Spiciness/Herbal/Smoked Meats P-Smoked Meats/Phenolic F- Smoked Meats/Intense
Barrels (Smoking grains with barrels brings out the flavor of the spirit that was last in it!) Cabernet Barrel N-Wine/Light Smoke/Red Berry P-Red Cherry/Wine/Chocolate F-Sweet/Fruity/Black Currant Syrup French Oak Barrel N-Oatmeal and Raisin Cookie/Red Berry P-Honey/Vanilla/Pepper Spice F-Smoky/Grainy Bourbon Barrel N-Toffee/Caramel/Allspice/Cinnamon/Sweet Fruit P-Hot Pepper/Charred Barrel/ F-Long/Dry/Smoky Tabasco Barrel N-Toffee/Vanilla/Coconut/Mexican Spices P-Spicy Barbecue/Hot on the tongue F-Sweet Honey Barbecue/ Rum Barrel N-? P-? F-? Tequila Barrel N-? P-? F-? Cognac Barrel N-? P-? F-? Sherry Barrel N-? P-? F-?
More?!?! Do you have a barrel you have been using and you want to smoke it to make your own unique smoked beverage? We will smoke grain with it for you!