Meet The Craft Maltsters Guild at the 2022 Craft Brewers Conference and BrewExpo America

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Participants at the 2022 Craft Brewers Conference are invited to meet the Craft Maltsters Guild and learn more about the Craft Malt Certified™ Seal at Booth 343 at BrewExpo America. The Guild will be joined by the Artisan Grain Collaborative, a regional network focused on promoting a regenerative grainshed in the Midwest.…

Maany Ramanan: Innovating an Inclusive Future in Malting

By Stevi Cameron at RadCraft  Meet our 2022 Craft Malt Con Online scholarship recipients! First up, introducing Maany Ramanan. Maany Ramanan is a doctoral candidate at the University of California, Davis studying brewing and craft malting. She’s a problem-solver, a trailblazer, and a risk-taker dedicated both to malt quality and to creating a future for…

The Advanced Class in Craft Malt Production is Amplified and Rescheduled for May 16-19

After the shift to a virtual Craft Malt Conference, the Craft Maltsters Guild announced the rescheduled 2022 dates for the Advanced Class in Craft Malt Production offered in collaboration with the program’s teachers Hugh Alexander, owner and operator of Scotland’s Balnamoon Maltings & Brewery, and Hannah Turner, Director of the Montana State University Barley, Malt…

Exploring the Genetic Basis of Barley Contributions to Beer Flavor

By Harmonie Bettenhausen, Ph.D., Hartwick Center for Craft Food and Beverage As producers (and producer-adjacent) of malted grains, we are all quite aware that barley malt provides critical starches and enzymes to the brewing process, in exchange for saccharides and nutrients to be consumed by yeast and the creation of some tasty beverage. We are…