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BESTMALZ® sponsors Oak Park Micro Brew

28.07.15 - On Saturday, August 15, 2015 the largest zero-waste craft beer event in the Midwest will take place.

Poster BESTMALZ® malt-types

15.07.15 - Due to increasing demand BESTMALZ® designed a new poster, giving a clear overview of all BEST malt-types.

Special X® goes Craft

10.06.15 - Craft is a current topic in the brewing industry. Craft brewers interpret historic styles with unique twists and develop new styles that have no precedent. BEST Special X® has become a first choice craft malt.

Upcoming Fairs in 2015

01.06.15 - Visit BESTMALZ® and its partners at this year´s trade fairs

New product names for USA and Canada

04.05.15 - BESTMALZ® introduces new product names for the BEST malts in USA and Canada

Update #BestBrewChallenge

24.04.15 - On 23 April 2015 the world’s largest simultaneous collaboration brew took place

Market Report

Crop Report No. 1 German 2015 Spring Barley

08.04.15 - In 2014/2015, winter temperatures were about 1.6 °C higher than the long-term average established between 1961—1990. However, precipitation values of 181 l/m2 were very close to the long-term normal of 183 l/m2.

Crop Report #2: German 2014 Spring Barley

10.06.14 - Herewith the most recent summary of the current state of the German spring barley crop compiled by The Braugersten-Gemeinschaft e.V. The summary is based on a survey of regional German malting barley associations. The results are listed in tabular form in the attachment to this circular.

Crop Report #1: German 2014 Spring Barley

27.03.14 - Attached to this crop report is a spreadsheet with an early overview of German spring barley plantings. All data in the overview are based on a survey conducted by the Braugersten- Gemeinschaft e.V. (the Association of German Brewing Barley Growers) among malting barley organizations within the individual German states. The acreages listed represent the best currently available estimates. They are aggregated by experts, who are familiar with local surveys, as well as with the demand structure for seed grains.

Malting Barley 2010 And What's Next?

During the past weeks and days one could read in a number of publications by agricultural ministries and other associations representing our cultural economy, that although the output of malting barley crop in 2010 compared to the previous year was lower, the situation as a whole was hardly considered alarming. The malthouses represented in the Deutscher Mälzerbund, the association of German malsters, however, evaluate the present situation differently, because the actual figures are considered rather alarming.

Did you know that

Spaniards were the first beer brewers

21.10.06 - According to an article in the daily newspaper Periodico of Wednesday 6 October 2004, the ancestors of today’s Spaniards were brewing beer as early as 5 000 years ago. They drank strong beer hundreds of years before wine became popular.

Beer drinkers earn more

01.10.06 - A Canadian study has found that those who regularly drink moderate quantities of alcohol earn approximately 10% more than those who never drink alcohol.

Beer was invented before bread

01.10.06 - Recent research has dated the invention of beer at 9000 BC.

Drinking beer is healthy

01.10.06 - Beer contains Silicium, which promotes bones growth and protects against Osteoporosis.

No, alcohol ain’t necessarily good for breast-feeding!

25.05.05 - Folk wisdom has it that a beer or two before giving suck helps lactation. But recent American research suggests that this just “ain’t necessarily so”. Women in fact produce less milk after a few beers, and they need more time to produce the more or less that they do. So, is beer counterproductive as regards milk?