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Nov/Dec 2021 Malt Quality Issues
The New Brewer: Raw Materials Issue

Adjusting to Malt Quality Issues

Most beer drinkers expect brewers to cancel out any surprises that Mother Nature lays on this year’s barley crop, so that their favorite beer tastes the same as it always does.

Nov/Dec 2021 Supply Chain Disruptions
The New Brewer: Raw Materials Issue

Brewers Navigate Supply Chain Disruptions

From obtaining malt to sourcing aluminum cans, American craft breweries are experiencing shortages, delays, and longer lead times affecting operations.

JFtnb17 MaltFlavor
The New Brewer: Local Brewing Issue

Evaluating Malt Flavor: The Hot Steep Method

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.

Mediterranean Malt
The New Brewer: Technical Brewing Issue

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.

The New Brewer: Raw Materials Issue

Malt Care & Handling

As every brewer knows, malt is a natural and perishable product. How can brewers preserve malt quality as much as possible and thus extend its shelf life?

tnbnd14 southern perspective
The New Brewer: Raw Materials Issue

Barley and Malt from a Southern Hemisphere Perspective

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.

tnbja14 flavor impact
The New Brewer: Technical Brewing Issue

Flavor Impact

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.

malt analysis
The New Brewer: Raw Materials Issue

Understanding a Malt Analysis

Growing conditions, soil, malting barley varieties, and the malt process all impact the attributes of finished malt. These variations make the Malt Analysis even more important.

world report
The New Brewer: Raw Materials Issue

2012 World Barley and Hops Harvest

The feed and malting barley markets are beginning to converge, while the high-alpha and flavor/aroma hops markets begin to diverge as craft brewing continues full steam ahead.

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