This week is our last chat from BrauBeviale where we learn a lot about history and brewing traditions and a little bit about malt with Dr Axel Gohler from German maltster Bestmalz.
Axel Jany is an international customer consultant for Weyermann but also a beer sommelier. We chat about German beer culture, how it is facing the challenges of the hop-driven craft beer wave, naming conventions and whether Berliner Weisse is an appropriate style name for a beer brewed other than in Berlin.
The shakeup of brewing ingredients suppliers in Australia has continued with the announcement that Cryer Malt and Bintani are effectively swapping malt suppliers.
A focus on terroir has seen brewers change the way they look at the ingredients of beer and Van Dieman Brewery has gone one step further, bringing malting in-house.
This week we meet Dr Glen Fox, who has just been named Charlie Bamforth’s successor as Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting and Brewing Sciences at University of California, Davis.
The world’s leading brewing raw material markets information company, RMI Analytics, has opened the registration for their 10th World, Barley Malt and Beer Conference in Warsaw.
New Zealand’s Gladfield Malt has announced that its 2018-19 crop is the South Island company’s best vintage ever.
As drought continues to batter Australia’s east coast, a heatwave hammers much of Europe and freezing temperatures hit Western Australia, malt stocks and pricing are under pressure.
This week’s guest is Belgin Köse, Regional General Manager, Asia Pacific for Cargill, owners of Joe White Maltings to talk Belgian beer, beer culture and whether malt can bring its sexy back.
Victoria’s highest court is working towards a May 2018 trial date for Cargill Australia’s dispute with Viterra Malt over the sale of Joe White Maltings.