American Malting Barley Association Quality Requirements
American Malting Barley Association, Inc. Quality Requirements
Barley is the heart and soul of beer and great beers are made from the highest quality barley. Premiums are paid for malting barley that is uniform and meets several quality specifications. These premiums reward growers that produce malting barley meeting these requirements. Specification thresholds vary based upon individual brewer requirements for the product that is being produced.