2023 Advanced Class in Craft Malt Production

The 2023 Advanced Class in Craft Malt Production will be held March 13-16, 2023 at the Holiday Inn By the Bay in Portland, ME. Along with class labs, students will have an opportunity to visit a local craft malting operation. This class precedes the 2023 Craft Malt Conference happening at the same location later in…

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…

Malt Cup expands to four categories in 2023

Entry submission window runs from September 19 through October 17, 2022 The fifth annual Malt Cup will expand to four categories in 2023. These include three previously featured malt styles – Pale, Pilsen, and Light Munich (last featured in 2020), and the newest addition: Vienna. Similar to past years, entrants stand to receive top value…

Penn State Extension Webinar: Growing Malting Barley for Craft Beverages

Penn State Extension will host “Growing Malting Barley for Craft Beverages” a FREE webinar that will review barley production in Pennsylvania, as well as what differentiates malting barley from barley grown for other uses. Participants will also learn the different grain quality characteristics that influence malting and brewing quality. Participants will learn about the types…