Craft Brewers Conference 2017

  Check out 5 ways to get involved in the Craft Brewers Conference 2017: Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) & BrewExpo America is the largest annual educational conference and trade show for professional craft brewers in America. The Craft Maltsers Guild will have an exhibitor booth during the conference to give exposure to craft malt and opportunity to share distinctive flavors that malt can deliver. Send in your Malthouse logo. Regular member malthouses will be displayed across the below map in the booth…

Farmer Brewer Winter Weekend is Coming!

The Craft Maltsters Guild and The Center for Craft Food and Beverage at Hartwick College are partnering this year to bring you Farmer Brewer Winter Weekend, February 4-5, 2017 in Oneonta NY! Farmer Brewer Winter Weekend is an immersive experience for established and aspiring farmers, maltsters and brewers to learn from industry experts as well…

ADI Offers Scholarships to NDSU Barley & Malt Short Course!

2016 NDSU BARLEY & MALT SHORT COURSE – CMG/ADI SCHOLARSHIP Deadline for applications: 9/14/2016 The American Distilling Institute believes in the ability of Craft maltsters to supply breweries and distilleries with the highest quality malts. In order to help the craft malting industry strive for excellence, the ADI has partnered with the Craft Maltsters Guild…

UESMBN- A Coordinated Variety Trial for Spring Malting Barley

Last year the Guild’s Research and Variety Committee met in Denver. We discussed some of the challenges that Craft Maltsters face. One challenge is the lack regionally adapted barley varieties. Another challenge is the lack of information about which current barley varieties may grow successfully in a particular region. Like Maine or Michigan. At this meeting Rich…

Cereal-History of Winter Malting Barley (2 of 4)

Spring is still the primary season where most malting barley is planted. However, Winter Barley has starting to grow as a contender due to climate change and the increased yield that comes along with the emerging crop. This history on this crop in the US was researched by Eric Stockinger an Associate Professor of Crop…

Jack’s Abby Hoponius Union Featured Beer of May

May Featured Beer Hoponius Union Brewed by: Jack’s Abby Style: Indian Pale Lager ABV: 6.7% IBU: 65 From: Framingham, MA Malt Type Used: Organic Spelt Malt Malt Grown by: Klaas Martens Malt by: Valley Malt Awards: RateBeer Best Award 2013 & 2014 & Great International Beer Festival Bronze 2011 The Grain: One of the flagship…

Inspiration

Inspiration comes from everywhere. Sometime all it takes is a sunny day in April to inspire someone to plant a seed and watch it grow. For many, this spring is a time of great excitement. Barley varieties have been studied, land is being prepared, and seed is being planted. All in the hope that it…