Monthly Archives: January 2023

Here are the recommended malting barley varieties for American growers in 2023 with two new additions

The American Malting Barley Association (AMBA) board of directors annually develops a list of recommended malting barley varieties for U.S. growers for the upcoming crop year. AMBA is a nonprofit trade association of 60+ malting, brewing, distilling and food companies that are end-users of U.S. malting barley. The AMBA Recommended List is intended to provide U.S. growers with guidance as to what varieties the industry may be

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Malt From Alexis Barley – Return of a “Rock Star”!

Historic malting barley variety once again grown in the field, first batches of malt available with surprising qualities.  The Heidelberg-based family business Palatia Malz GmbH, in a joint effort with Saatzucht Josef Breun GmbH & Co. KG, has revived the traditional German malting barley variety Alexis. The malt produced exclusively by Palatia from this time-honored barley variety will now be marketed

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