Hear from malt and sensory researchers Harmonie Bettenhausen and Karli Van Simaeyson on ways that barley and malt contribute to beer flavor.Read More
Can we have our cake and eat it too? We have characterized over 400 chemical components in malt from 169 heirloom lines. In this researcher presentation, Jamie Sherman describes the genetic control of compounds that impact brewing. Read More
Are you looking for ways to innovate and make the cleanest tasting session beers possible? There’s a little known, crafty technique that concentrates the endosperm goodness in your brew to greatly reduce bitter or off flavors. It’s been used by …Read More
In this seminar, experienced maltsters and brewers thoroughly explain each of the malt certificate of analysis (COA) specifications and a how a maltster or brewer may be able to control them within their processes. Following the breakdown of the COA, …Read More
The Hot Steep method, a rapid wort preparation method approved by the ASBC, will allow breweries of all sizes and budgets to easily evaluate extractable malt flavor.
Key staling compounds in beer, e.g., ketones and aldehydes, initiate from precursors and enzymes present in malt. Staling mechanisms include lipoxygenase (LOX) mediated oxidation of unsaturated fatty acids, aldehydes originating from process thermal load, and Strecker degradation of amino acids. …Read More
Without barley, there is no beer! Get to know the growers of your U.S. malting barley, hailing from North Dakota, Idaho, and Montana. This interactive panel discussion will cover national and regional production trends, reasons for the decline in barley …Read More
At the 2014 Craft Brewers Conference in Denver, five craft maltsters introduced brewers to the concept of using craft malt to express their craft and connect to a locale. Five years and over 60 new craft malthouses later, brewers are …Read More
Bavarian barley breeder Breun has developed a two-row barley variety that can withstand a variable amount of soil moisture throughout the growing season, cultivating it in Italy.
For the November/December 2018 The New Brewer, we present our annual Raw Materials issue, focusing on the 2018 barley and hop harvests in the U.S. and beyond. The U.S. is once again the world’s top producer of hops, and the U.S. barley crop bounced back from a disappointing 2017. Read More
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