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…

[Member Webinar] Tasked With Terroir – One Approach To Defining Environmental Impacts On Malt Sensory and Function

Beer styles have long been described with reference to their geographical origin. Taking a cue from brewers, our work goes deeper by looking at how malt’s environmental origins, specifically minerals, can impact the final product via flavor and process. Preliminary results will be presented along with strong arguments for ionic composition as an integral piece…

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…

Malt Cup Sensory Judges Bring Enthusiasm, Skills, and a Desire to Help the Industry Grow

By Jennifer Breckner, Craft Maltsters Guild During the last few weeks, 114 industry professionals from 24 locations across the country, such as maltsters, brewers, distillers, researchers, and Master Cicerones®, volunteered their time to perform remote sensory analysis on entries to the 2022 Malt Cup, the only competition of its kind in the world.  Now in…