The Oregon State University Malt Lab was developed to produce research pilot malts with optimal quality, and in sufficient quantity for meaningful testing and brewing. This lab will support research that is focused on meeting the needs of craft brewers, …Read More
In our November/December Raw Materials issue, we are pleased to present even more expanded content, with the debut of our Technical Brewing column spearheaded by Brewers Association technical brewing projects coordinator Chuck Skypeck. We also take a look at the U.S. and worldwide hops and barley harvests. Read More
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This Power Hour presents the latest information about the 2015 barley crop, covering yield volume and quality of the current year's crop.Read More
The 2014 growing year was very challenging for barley growers; those challenges now fall to maltsters and brewers. This panel was assembled to help brewers make the most of this important raw material when Mother Nature throws a curveball. Read More
A comprehensive look at the 2014 hops and barley harvests, broken out into regions. First up: how shifting demand for hop varieties has led to replanting in the U.S.
In the geography of malt and barley, Chile is usually not the first country that comes to mind. But in a normal year, some 75 percent of the Chilean harvest is of malting quality.
A multi-institutional group of researchers, farmers, maltsters, and brewers is slowly piecing together the links in a supply chain to develop new, flavorful malt varieties.
Ian Ward of BSG presents the latest information about the 2014 barley crop, covering yield volume and quality of the current year’s crop.Read More
Barley, a non-GM, primarily public sector crop, is facing strong competition from other crops that are receiving substantial investment from biotechnology seed companies, including GM variety development. When will our industry be faced with GM wheat and barley, and what …Read More
The panel discusses the underlying economic factors that impact future availability and pricing of malt, hops, glass and paper. Read More