Malting Plants To Open In San Luis Valley

Proximity Malt is building two new regional craft malting plants in southern Colorado near Monte Vista.

The plants will provide beer ingredients to local craft brewers and other specialty malt users in the Mountain Southwest regions.

The company says it work with regional farmers to help them produce specialty grains.

The Alamosa Valley Courier reports the company will sell specialty malts using locally grown barley and other grains.