Early Bird Registration Now Open, 2023 Craft Malt Conference Will Celebrate Craft Maltsters Guild’s Tenth Anniversary

Early bird registration for the 2023 Craft Malt Conference is now open. The sixth annual event themed “Celebrating 10 Years” to commemorate the Guild’s tenth anniversary is scheduled for March 16-18, 2023 in Portland, Maine.  “Celebrating a decade is extra special for us, so understandably we are excited to get the craft malt community back…

Craft Maltsters Guild Call for 2023 Board of Directors Nominations

The Craft Maltsters Guild seeks nominations for the association’s Board of Directors. In 2023, two Member Malthouse seats with a three-year term are open. Additionally, a third Member Malthouse seat to fill an existing term is also available due to a recent resignation. Any member of the Guild can nominate a candidate, including themselves. Individuals…

Craft Maltsters Guild Publishes Results of Industry Survey, Production on the Rise

Craft malt production in North America has increased by an impressive 60 percent since 2019, according to the results of a recent survey conducted by the Craft Maltsters Guild. In 2022, small independent malthouses estimate they will produce 24.7 million pounds of craft malt, up from 15.1 million pounds three years ago. 2023 production is…

Field To Bench: Thunder, Lightning, and GN 0 Barley at Oregon State University

By Emily Hutto, RadCraft The 2022 installments of the Field To Bench series tell stories about some of the world’s leading malt research. Next up is Oregon State University.  The barley researchers at Oregon State University (OSU) have always found themselves on the cusp of something big in the craft malt world. Today, it’s GN…

Jessi Flynn: Elevating The Sorghum Industry of Rwanda

In 2022, the Craft Maltsters Guild gave three scholarship recipients the opportunity to attend the Craft Malt Conference and join the Guild as members for the year. These scholarships were enacted by the Guild’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion task force.  Among the recipients was Rwanda’s first brewery that uses locally sourced, African ingredients, sorghum malt…