Malt Cup expands to four categories in 2023

Entry submission window runs from September 19 through October 17, 2022 The fifth annual Malt Cup will expand to four categories in 2023. These include three previously featured malt styles – Pale, Pilsen, and Light Munich (last featured in 2020), and the newest addition: Vienna. Similar to past years, entrants stand to receive top value…

Jen Ireland: Learning the Science, Mastering the Craft

One of the products of the Craft Maltsters Guild’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force, launched in 2021, was the Craft Malt Con Online Scholarship. Offered alongside the 2022 Craft Malt Conference, held virtually in February, the scholarship program gave three individuals from underrepresented communities the opportunity to attend the online conference and receive a…

Field To Bench: 2-Row Avalon Barley, 10 Years In The Making at Virginia Tech

We launched our Field To Bench series to tell stories about the research fueling the craft malt industry. In 2022, we’re featuring the faces behind some of the world’s leading malt research. Next up is a collection of passionate folks who represent a whole community charging toward the debut of a better-performing barley, cultivated with…

Member Spotlight: The Malt Academy Observes More Than A Decade Of The Growing Craft Malt Industry

By Emily Hutto, RadCraft The Malt Academy, also known as the Canadian Malting Barley Technical Centre (CMBTC), got our industry on its feet.  That’s what Jesse Bussard, the Executive Director of the Craft Maltsters Guild, says about CMBTC’s time-honored contributions to the malting barley and malt industries at large. Their training institute located in Winnipeg,…

2022 Malt Cup Winners Show Great Craft Malt Is Rooted In Intentional Agriculture

The 2022 Malt Cup winners all said the same thing when we asked them for advice for crafting the best malt in the world – start at the source. Here are this year’s winners iterating why and how making great malt is rooted in intentional agriculture. Admiral Maltings  “Admiral Maltings is thrilled to be recognized…