1-Week Intensive Malting Course

The CMBTC will once again begin offering in-person 1-week intensive Malt Academy programs. The first program is scheduled for December 6th-10th, 2021.

Please contact slagasse@cmbtc.com for more information or register on-line. You can view the tentative agenda here.

1-Week Intensive Malting program

MAIN OBJECTIVES

A hands-on course designed to give participants theoretical and practical knowledge of malting technology, the malt manufacturing process, and of the factors that influence malt quality and its impact on brewing performance.

PEDAGOGIC MATERIAL

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

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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

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