Tag Archives: AMBA

American Malting Barley Association

Test Plots at the AMBA

In my ten years of professional brewing, I gave little thought to barley varieties.  I ordered the malts that I was familiar with and was happy when they arrived at my brewery in good shape. I had little awareness of anything that went into selecting malting … [More]

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Single Variety Malt: What’s the buzz all about?

Choosing barley varieties for malting is no simple task. In fact, each kind of malt at Briess uses a specific variety of barley that is optimal for that style of malt. This is because barley varieties behave differently in each step of the malting process. Additionally, certain varieties may have… [More]

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150 brewers walk into a winery…

This past week I attended the technical summit combo of the Northern and Southern California MBAA districts in Paso Robles.  The meeting was held underground in the wine cave at Robert Hall Winery and we… [More]

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