DEI In Action: Work From the Inside Out to Establish Inclusive Hiring Practices

By Jennifer Breckner, Craft Maltsters Guild Striving to have a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment is a long-term commitment. It is a worthwhile process that promises fruitful and important ROI for those who stay the course. In 2021, the Guild worked with Dr. J Jackson-Beckham of Crafted for All to undertake a self-assessment,…

Second Annual Malt for Brewers & Distillers Workshop heads to California, September 19-20

DAVIS, CA – The Craft Maltsters Guild will host the second annual Malt for Brewers & Distillers Workshop at the University of California, Davis on September 19-20, 2022. This two-day, in-person course is custom-tailored for craft malt beverage producers and provides an extensive overview of technical malt knowledge from farm to fermenter. Maltsters and farmers…

Koji Buzz: Unique Malt Research Underway at Montana State University

By Hannah Turner, Montana State University Barley, Malt & Brewing Quality Lab An old tradition that is starting to be adopted in a new way by forward-thinking American brewers is koji processing, a practice widely found in Asian cultures. Utilized for centuries (originally discovered in Japan’s Muromachi Period of 1136-1573), koji is commonly used to…

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.…