The Craft Maltsters Guild is excited to announce the return of its annual Malt Cup, a competition designed to recognize the Craft Maltsters Guild members who exemplify the Guild’s mission of upholding the highest quality standards for maltsters as well as provide practical malt sensory training.

The Malt Cup will also provide brewers and other malt customers with a recognized, credible malt flavor quality mark.

Malt Cup


Any Craft Maltsters Guild Member Malthouse or Allied Trade malthouse in good standing may enter the 2020 Malt Cup. A list of current Member Malthouses may be found here and a list of current Allied Trade malthouses may be found here.

Please check back for updated information regarding entry categories and deadlines.

2019 Malt Cup Award Recipients

Root Shoot 1st Place1st Place:

Root Shoot Malting (Loveland, CO)





Mainstem Malt 2nd Place2nd Place:

Mainstem Malt (Walla Walla, WA)






Carolina Malt 3rd Place3rd Place:

Carolina Malt House (Cleveland, NC)






Learn more about the 2020 Craft Malt Conference here.