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The New Brewer

Brewing with Mediterranean Malt

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.

Raw Materials Issue

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

This issue is brought to you by Yakima Chief Hops

Power Hour

The Growing Importance of Malt Flavor and Aroma

Today’s malting and brewing industry is more dynamic than ever. As the number of breweries in North America and around the world explodes, so does the range of customer needs for barley malts. Collectively, we understand more about the malting …Read More

Malt Flavor: Why the Craft Industry Gives a Chit

In 2015, the ASBC Sensory Subcommittee identified a major gap in raw materials research: no standardized method of malt sensory analysis. A small team, led by Cassie Poirier from Briess, pioneered a project to develop one. Since its advent and …Read More

Budgeting and Managing Brewhouse Raw Materials

Outside of salaries, brewhouse materials are the most expensive cost associated with making beer. Recognizing the cost drivers in the brewhouse is important to having a complete understanding of your brewery’s profitability. This presentation will provide in-depth insight into budgeting …Read More

Industry Updates

Michigan State University Malting Barley Quality Lab

In response to the rapidly growing craft beer industry in Michigan, farmers throughout the state are bringing malting barley back into their crop rotation to supply the growing demand for locally sourced ingredients. High quality grain with the potential to …Read More

Industry Updates

Craft Maltsters Guild HACCP and Quality Education

Craft maltsters play a critical role in promoting and celebrating the small, independent, traditional and innovative culture of American craft brewers. Grant The Brewers Association awarded grant provides support for the Craft Maltsters Guild to develop educational programs and technical resources for …Read More

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