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Malt Sensory Ambassadors Announced

The Guild was recently awarded a grant from the Brewers Association to advance malt sensory. The following malt sensory ambassadors will be trained in malt sensory techniques, and able to organize and execute malt tastings at industry events, particularly reaching out to state brewer’s guilds in 2017-2018.   Malt Sensory Ambassadors Amy Tamara Fox, Cornell University Joel Alex, BlueOx Malthouse Keith Foster, Foster Malt Chris Fries, […]

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March Maltster Events

Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference 2017  Date: March 2, 2017 – March 3, 2017 Location: Westin Book Cadillac Detroit 1114 Washington Blvd. Detroit, MI 48226 Contact: Betsy Braid at braidbet@anr.msu.edu or 517-884-7081 The 2017 Great Lakes Hop and Barley Conference will be held Thursday and Friday March 2-3 in Detroit, Michigan at the Westin […]

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Craft Brewers Conference 2017

  Check out 5 ways to get involved in the Craft Brewers Conference 2017: Craft Brewers Conference (CBC) & BrewExpo America is the largest annual educational conference and trade show for professional craft brewers in America. The Craft Maltsers Guild will have an exhibitor booth during the conference to give exposure to craft malt and opportunity to share distinctive flavors that malt can deliver. Send in your Malthouse logo. Regular member malthouses will be displayed across the below map in the booth […]

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ADI Offers Scholarships to NDSU Barley & Malt Short Course!

2016 NDSU BARLEY & MALT SHORT COURSE – CMG/ADI SCHOLARSHIP Deadline for applications: 9/14/2016 The American Distilling Institute believes in the ability of Craft maltsters to supply breweries and distilleries with the highest quality malts. In order to help the craft malting industry strive for excellence, the ADI has partnered with the Craft Maltsters Guild […]

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UESMBN- A Coordinated Variety Trial for Spring Malting Barley

Last year the Guild’s Research and Variety Committee met in Denver. We discussed some of the challenges that Craft Maltsters face. One challenge is the lack regionally adapted barley varieties. Another challenge is the lack of information about which current barley varieties may grow successfully in a particular region. Like Maine or Michigan. At this meeting Rich […]

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