Ten nominated breweries have been chosen by the RMI Analytic Heirloom Malt Brewing Award 2018 jury, headed by Sylvia Kopp of the Brewers Association. Ms. Kopp and her team of 4 international judges selected the best beer recipes out of 28 candidates from 9 countries. The 10 nominees will compete for the RMI Analytics Heirloom Malt Brewing Award 2018 at the Heirloom & Terroir Barley and Malt Symposium.
The Heirloom Malt Brewing Award 2018 nominees are listed below along with their beer descriptions:
Wormtown Brewery (USA): Cream ale brewed with Chevalier, Hana, Champion of Vermont, Heirloom Massachusetts Corn
Nils Oscar AB (Sweden): Kellerbier brewed with Balder
Brauerei Hofstetten (Austria): Kellerbier brewed with Heines Haisa
The Cheshire Brewhouse (UK): English IPA brewed with Chevalier
Skagit Valley Malting (USA): Blonde Ale brewed with Obsidian
Toit Brewery (India): Ordinary Bitter brewed with Chevalier
Smash Brewing Project (Germany): Kellerpils with Barke
We2 Einzigartige Biererlebnisse (Germany): South German-style Hefeweizen brewed with Lauener Landweizen & Schwarze Pfauengerste
Deutsche Kreativebrauer (Germany): Historical Beer brewed with Chevalier & Spiegelgerste
The award is sponsored by the German barley breeder Saatzucht Josef Breun of Herzogenaurach, Bavaria.
Learn more about the RMI Analytics Heirloom & Terroir Barley and Malt Symposium here.