3-Day Malting Overview Course

The CMBTC will once again begin offering in-person 3 day overview Malt Academy programs in the new year. The first program is tentatively scheduled for February 9th – 11th, 2022.

Please contact slagasse@cmbtc.com for more information. You can view the tentative agenda here.

3-Day Malting Overview program

MAIN OBJECTIVES

This course provides an overview of the Canadian malting barley value chain offering participants theoretical and practical knowledge of malting technology and processing, an understanding of malting barley selection criteria, quality evaluation, malt analysis, specialty malts and brewing, as well as a review of global barley, malt and brewing statistics.

PEDAGOGIC MATERIAL

  • Lectures
  • Round-table discussions
  • Hands-on instruction in the CMBTC malt plant
  • Lecture material presented in hard copy

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PROGRAM

  • World Barley Origins
  • Barley Breeding
  • Barley Selection
  • Barley Analysis
  • Handling and Storage of Malting Barley
  • Malting Overview
  • Malting Biochemistry
  • Malt Analysis
  • Brewing 101
  • Matching Malt Specification to Brewing Performance
  • Practical Problems
  • Demonstration on Barley Selection, Barley Analysis, Micro-malting and Pilot Malting

SEE EXAMPLE OF AGENDA HERE: 3-DAY MA Agenda Jan 29-31, 2020

THE COURSES ARE DELIVERED BY THE CMBTC’S EXPERIENCED & PROFESSIONAL MALTING & BREWING  STAFF, SEE THEIR BIOS HERE