CANCELED – Malt for Brewers & Distillers Workshop

This event has been canceled. Contact [email protected] with any questions. Join the Craft Maltsters Guild for a two-day in-person workshop covering technical malt knowledge custom-tailored for the craft brewer or distiller. The course is scheduled for September 19-20, 2022 at the University of California, Davis in Northern California and provides a valuable opportunity for students…

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…

Craft Malt Is Changing The Small Grains Game Across The Globe

By Jennifer Breckner Since its inception in 2013, the Craft Maltsters Guild has grown from 8 founding Member Malthouses to an impressive 67 craft maltsters across North America today. 12 are located in Canada, the remaining 55 are in the United States. The American Malting Barley Association reports a total of 122 malting plants, including…

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…

From Seed to Sip: Colorado report examines challenges and opportunities of sourcing grain and malt locally

By Gabe Toth, Mad Agriculture Fellow and Lead Distiller at The Family Jones Colorado is home to a rich agricultural community and maintains a prominent position in the heavily grain-dependent craft beer and spirits industries. However, there is a profound disconnect. The vast majority of the state’s craft-scale beverage alcohol producers rely on raw grain…