2022 Craft Malt Conference

Update, January 10, 2022: Due to the recent COVID-19 case surge, the Craft Maltsters Guild has transitioned this event to an all-virtual experience for participants. This educational conference was originally slated to take place in Portland, Maine, but the rapid rise in cases and lower in-person attendance numbers motivated the Guild Board of Directors to make…

Craft Maltsters Guild Transitions 2022 Craft Malt Conference to All Virtual Experience, Postpones Advanced Class

The Craft Maltsters Guild announced this week the transition of their 2022 Craft Malt Conference to an all-virtual experience for participants. This educational conference was originally slated to take place in Portland, Maine; however, the recent COVID-19 case surge and lower in-person attendance numbers motivated the Guild Board of Directors to make the difficult decision…

The State of Maine, Craft Malt Edition

By Emily Hutto, RadCraft A history lesson on The Pine Tree State reveals that Maine’s soil was once predominantly dedicated to potato production. With crop rotation came barley, both for animal feed and for malting.  That evolution to barley from potatoes is how Maine Malt House in Mapleton got started, too. Four brothers, the Bucks…