Call for Board of Directors Candidates 2018

The Craft Maltsters Guild has a total of four (4) board seats that will be up for election this spring: two seats for regular members and two for associate members. The two associate member seats can be filled by Allied Trade, Developing Malthouse, International Malthouse, or Individual level members. We are looking for candidates to bring…

2018 Heirloom Malt Brewing Award Application Now Open

Calling All Craft Maltsters & Brewers! Brewers are invited to submit an heirloom beer recipe featuring only 100% heirloom malts as base malts. Support adventurous brewers seeking to connect to their brewing heritage with a list of available heirloom and terroir malts. This will help them to develop new beer styles or adapt classic beer…

AMBA Recommended Malting Barley Varieties for 2018

At their December 13, 2017, meeting, the American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) Board of Directors approved a list of recommended malting barley varieties for 2018. The full list of recommended malting barley varieties for 2018 is as follows: Two-Rows AAC Synergy ABI Voyager AC Metcalfe CDC Copeland Charles* Conlon Conrad Endeavor* Expedition Explorer Harrington Hockett…

Base Malt Sensory Map Now Available!

Our Base Malt Flavor Map is now available in our new online store! The Base Malt Flavor Map, created by DraughtLab, is a new sensory tool created to assist maltsters, brewers, distillers, and others within the craft malt supply chain and allied industries in describing base malt flavors. Used as a training, flavor development, or…

Limited Seats Left For 2018 Craft Malt Conference

Register today for the 2018 Craft Malt Conference! Join the Craft Maltsters Guild in Asheville, North Carolina, for our 2018 Craft Malt Conference on February 3rd and 4th, 2018. The 2018 Craft Malt Conference features presentations on malting technology, grain handling & storage, business & brewing, barley development in the Mid-Atlantic, distilling science, and malt…

Malt Sensory Ambassadors Announced

The Guild was recently awarded a grant from the Brewers Association to advance malt sensory. The following malt sensory ambassadors will be trained in malt sensory techniques, and able to organize and execute malt tastings at industry events, particularly reaching out to state brewer’s guilds in 2017-2018.

March Maltster Events

Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference 2017  Date: March 2, 2017 – March 3, 2017 Location: Westin Book Cadillac Detroit 1114 Washington Blvd. Detroit, MI 48226 Contact: Betsy Braid at [email protected] or 517-884-7081 The 2017 Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference will be held Thursday and Friday March 2-3 in Detroit, Michigan at the Westin…