Program

8:30 – 09:30

ARRIVE

Registration & Coffee

09:30 – 09:35

START

Christian Temme, RMI Analytics – Opening Remarks

09:35 – 09:50

WARM UP

Horst Dornbusch, Cerevisia Communication – Introduction to the Symposium: from natural landrace selection to selective breeding to genetic marker technology

09:50 – 10:25

KEYNOTE

Walter K├Ânig, German Brewing Barley Association – The power of heritage modern barley varieties

10:25 – 11:00

KEYNOTE

Martin Breun, Breun Seed GmbH & Co. KG – Family trees and genetic of modern barley – BREUN a craft-breeder

11:00 – 11:30

HOT SPOT

Chris Swersey, Brewers Association – Support for local malting barley and malt production in the United States

11:30 – 12:00

HOT SPOT

Malte Schottmayer, GoodMills Innovation – Heirloom grains in the food industry

Communication break

Lunch / Open space exhibitors

13:15 – 13:50

KEYNOTE

Chris Ridout, John Innes Centre – Reintroducing heirloom barley: science into practice

13:50 – 14:25

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INTERACTIVE

Panel discussion, moderated by Horst Dornbusch, with Wade & Scott McAllister, David Jones and Sarah de Vos – challenges for the farmers

14:25 – 15:00

BEST PRACTICE

David Griggs and Jake Keeler, Crisp Malting Group and Brewers Supply Group – Malting & marketing Chevallier and Maris Otter

15:00 – 15:30

KNOW-HOW

Christina Bantle, Hochschule Eberswalde – Communication and marketing for heirloom and terroir products

15:30 – 16:00

HOT SPOT

Christoph Remmelberger, Kaspar Schulz – Challenges for the maltster

Communication Break

Coffee / Open space exhibitors

16:30 – 17:00

KNOW-HOW

John Mallett, Bell’s Brewery – Processability of heritage varieties – the malt story

17:00 – 17:30

BEST PRACTICE

Graham Sherman, Tool Shed Brewery – Brewing with terroir barley in Alberta, Canada

17:30 – 18:00

BEST PRACTICE

Johan Spendrup, Gotlands Bryggeri – Success stories- reconstructing the historical Gotlandsdricka

18:00 – 18:45

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INTERACTIVE

Panel discussion, moderated by Horst Dornbusch, with John Mallett, Johan Spendrup & Martina Gastl, – Do all old barleys really make good beers?

As an additional networking experience the participants and speakers of the VLB MicroBrew Symposium will also join our evening event and have the chance to sample the heirloom malt beers. A great get-together within the brewing community with more than 200 people.

 

WITH HEIRLOOM MALT BREWING AWARD