1-Week Intensive Malting Course

Upcoming 1-Week Malt Academy Programs

Summer Session:  May 29 - Jun 2, 2017

Fall Session: Dec 4 - 8, 2017

Winter Session: Feb 5 - 9, 2018

Winter Session: March 19-23, 2018

1-Week Intensive Malting program

MAIN OBJECTIVES

A hands-on course aimed to give participants theoretical and practical knowledge of malting technology, and to understand the source and manufacture of the primary raw material of beer, malt, and the factors that influence its quality and the impact on brewery performance.

PEDAGOGIC MATERIAL

  • Lectures
  • Round-table exchanges and case studies
  • Hands-on instruction in CMBTC state-of-the-art malt-house
  • Lecture material presented in hard copy  and on CD


PROGRAM

  • World Barley Origins
  • Barley Morphology and Structure
  • Barley Breeding
  • Barley Selection
  • Barley Analysis
  • Handling and Storage on Malting Barley
  • Malting Overview
  • Malting Biochemistry
  • The Detailed Process
    • Cleaning and Steeping
    • Germination
    • Kilning
  • Malt Analysis
  • Specialty Malt Production
  • Brewing 101
  • Matching Malt Specification  to Brewing Performance
  • Practical Problems
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Hands-on Barley Selection,  Barley Analysis
  • Hands-on Micro-malting and  Pilot Malting
  • Hands-on malt analysis
  • Visit to CMBTC Pilot Brewery