SY Vessel


Variety overview

Market options: Non-GN Winter Malting Barley with Provisional Special Use MBC Approval for Malt Distilling. Low N contracts are available, we advise checking locally

Soil preference: Suitable for all soil types

Regional positioning: Performs well in all regions

Agronomics: Strong straw characteristics

Parentage: Overture x SY Venture.

Key features: SY VESSEL is a special quality non-GN winter malting barley with Provisional Special Use MBC Approval for Malt Distilling. There are now contracts available in different regions of the UK with selected maltsters. We would advise checking locally if contracts are available in your area.

SY VESSEL: From Grain to Glass!

We caught up with Muntons, Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery and Wold Top Brewery to find out how SY VESSEL is supporting their businesses and the wider industry. Watch the video below to learn more about the process from Grain to Glass!

Breeding Insight

SY Vessel is a special non-GN winter malting barley. It can be grown to achieve malt speci­fications for both the brewing and distilling markets and as such offers flexibility to both growers and maltsters.

Kathryn Hamlen

Rhynchosporium on Barley


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Barley trial showing different crop heights


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Orange Blossom Midge on Barley


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