Usually only available to large distilleries in bulk, we are
making Gold Stone Mill premium distillery grains available in smaller
quantities for other uses.
"Wheated"" whiskies, which use wheat in their
grain bill (often in place of rye) are usually known for their smooth character
and full body. Pappy Van Winkle and Makers Mark are some of the most notable
""wheated"" whiskies. Tradition has it that Makers Mark
perfected their mash bill by making bread with their ingredient ratios, and the
winning loaf in the taste test solidified their recipe!
This premium Soft Red Wheat has been expertly cleaned to
reduce dust and dirt, husks, and stalks. Less impurities often produces a
higher yield in the still -- dirt and chaff don't produce any fermentable
sugar, after all.
"Soft"" red wheat is a variety that is lower
in protein than "hard" wheats, making it more suited for sugar
extraction and distilling. In your mash bill, Soft Red Wheat may add a sweet,
honeyed, cereal flavor. People who drink wheated whiskies say they’re sweeter
and smoother, even softer/fruitier, like freshly baked bread. Science backs
this up: the distillation of wheat is important to the production of
1-pentanol, an alcohol that imparts flavors of bread, cereal and yeast.
Some distillers also use wheat in the production of vodka or
Gold Stone Mill offers both whole grain, if you wish to mill
it yourself, or a fine grind option if you want to skip the milling and get
straight to production.
Larger volume (200lb+) may result in price breaks, please
contact Gold Stone Mill (www.goldstonemill.com) directly to inquire about their
This is a raw agricultural product and is not intended for
human consumption without processing.
Laws regarding home distilling vary from state to state,
always check your local restrictions and
obtain proper permissions to distill if neede