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 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…

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…

The Craft Maltsters Guild Announces Its Certified Craft Malt Seal

The North American Craft Maltsters Guild is excited to announce its Certified Craft Malt Seal that will allow brewers and distillers to communicate their use of and support for distinctive, locally produced raw materials. The seal will be officially unveiled on Craft Malt Day on Friday, September 13, 2019, at events across the country. The…

Western SARE Research & Education Funding Available

Apply for up to $350,000: Research and Education Project The Western Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program announces the Call for Pre-proposals for Research & Education grants for 2020. Proposals are due May 28, 2019, Noon MDT. Western SARE funds proposals that examine creative and innovative research and extension/outreach approaches, and technologies that advance Western SARE goals that are…