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John Hamill was worried when he started harvesting his malt barley, 
but was surprised by the high quality.

Whew, there’s no malt shortage after all

Don’t cry in your beer — Alberta’s craft brewers have ‘lots’ of good-quality malt

Reading Time: 4 minutes Don’t worry — your favourite beer won’t be in short supply this year, despite recent reports that late-season moisture had seriously harmed Alberta’s malt barley crop. “The barley quality in 2016 is better than the 2015 crop, hands down,” said Kevin Sich, grain department manager at Rahr Malting near Alix. “If I needed a lot […] Read more