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VLB Training Course Micro Malting in Practice 2023

29. März 2023 ; 9:00 6. April 2023 ; 17:00

Micro Malting in Practice” is an 8-day hands-on course providing up-to-date knowledge in the field of malting. It covers the basics of malting technology in theory and practice. The lectures will cover topics such as malting barley and other relevant cereals (botanics, quality, varieties, enzymes a.o.), malting technology (steeping, germination, kilning, special aspects of small-scale malting, equipment) and practical laboratory work (barley and malt analysis, interpretation and assessment of different quality parameters).
In addition, the participants will conduct and accompany a complete malting batch in our pilot malting.
The language is English. You can expect an intensive training with maximum benefit.

The following topics will be covered:

  1. Practical malting at the VLB pilot malting plant
  2. Barley and other brewing cereals
    World barley trade / growth regions
    Chemical composition / chemistry of sugars,
    proteins, glucans and other main components
    Evaluation of quality
    Malting barley varieties / breeding
    Pests and diseases / mycotoxins
  3. Malting technology
    Storage of barley and malt
    Steeping technology
    Germination technology
    Kilning technology
    Production of different malt types
    Production of special malts
    Influence of malt house equipment on malt quality / classical and modern malting systems
    Small scale malting and malting systems
    Characteristics and chemical composition of cereals used in brewing
    Equipment for micro maltings
  4. Practical laboratory work
    Barley analysis
    Malt specifications and malt analysis
    Assessment of quality parameters



Organizer: VLB Berlin

Venue: VLB Berlin

Seestr. 13
Berlin, 13353 Deutschland
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