Chris Swersey resigns from Craft Maltsters Guild Board of Directors

By Brent Manning, Riverbend Malt House During our July Board meeting, Chris Swersey announced his resignation from the Board effective immediately. This resignation was driven by his change in job responsibilities with the Brewers Association. Going forward, he will be focused solely on event management. Chris’s Board seat will remain open until our next election…

Interview with Matt Enns, Founder of Maker’s Malt

This interview was conducted in early May. It has been edited for clarity. Jesse Bussard, Craft Maltsters Guild (JB):  Tell me about yourself. What’s your background? Matt Enns (ME):  I grew up in small-town Saskatchewan playing sports, music, and helping on the family farm.  I went to the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) initially…

10 Questions with 2020 Sole of Malt Award Recipient, Ryan Hamilton

by Ryan Hamilton, Michigan Barley / MSU Extension       How did you become involved in craft malt?  I answered a mysteriously vague post on CraigsList that was seeking someone to help out in a food-grade processing facility serving the local craft brewing industry. I was offered the position and split my time between…