Quality of western Canadian malting barley 2013

Celebration

Celebration is a newer six-rowed variety developed by Busch Agricultural Resources Inc. It has the potential for excellent malting quality, with higher extracts and balanced modification. Its malt quality profile is consistent with North American adjunct brewing requirements.

Percentage of the total malting barley acres in Western Canada seeded to Celebration in 2012 and 2013

Charts: Acres seeded with Celebration: 1.9% in 2013 and 1.9% in 2012. Details below.

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Percentage of the total malting barley acres in Western Canada seeded to Celebration in 2013 and 2012
Crop Year 2013 2012
% total acres 1.9 1.9

Average protein content in Celebration selected for malting from 2009-2013

Graph of average protein content for Celebration, 2009-13. Details below.

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Average protein content in Celebration selected for malting from 2009-2013
Crop year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Protein, % 13.4 11.9

Average kernel weight of Celebration selected for malting from 2009-2013

Graph of 1000 kernel weight for Celebration, 2009-13. Details below
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Average kernel weight of Celebration selected for malting from 2009-2013
Crop year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
1000 kernel weight, g 32.3 40.1

Comparison of average levels of extract by variety in 2013

Comparison graph of average levels of extracts of 3 barley varieties, 2013. Details below.
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Comparison of average levels of extract by variety in 2013
Variety Extract
Celebration 80.8
Legacy 80.2
AC Metcalfe 81.9

Comparison of average levels of diastatic power by variety in 2013

Comparison graph of average levels of diastatic power of 3 barley varieties, 2013. Details below.
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Comparison of average levels of diastatic power by variety in 2013
Variety Diastatic Power
Celebration 171
Legacy 170
AC Metcalfe 160

Harvest survey results for 2013 composite samples of Celebration

Quality data for 2013 harvest survey composite samples of Celebration
Origin of selected samples Manitoba
Crop year 2013 2012
Thousands of tonnes Footnote 1 5 4
Barley
Physical characteristics
Test Weight, Kg/ hL 64.2 61.5
1000 kernel weight, g 40.1 32.3
Heavy grade, over 6/64" sieve, % 96.2 85.4
Intermediate grade, over 5/64"sieve, % 2.4 10.1
Chemical analysis
Moisture, % Footnote 2 13.7 14.1
Protein, % 11.9 13.4
Germination, 4 ml (3 day), % 99 93
Germination, 8 ml (3 day), % 78 82
Malt
Physical characteristics
Yield, % - 94.0
Steep-out moisture, % - 47.9
Friability, % 84 85.7
Chemical analysis
Moisture, % 5.4 4.4
Wort
Fine grind extract, % 80.8 77.7
Coarse grind extract, % 80.1 76.9
F/C difference, % 0.7 0.8
ß-Glucan, ppm 94 91
Viscosity, cps 1.46 1.42
Soluble protein, % 4.68 5.61
Ratio S/T, % 39.3 42.7
FAN, mg/L 202 202
Colour, ASBC units 1.85 1.79
Diastatic power, °L 193 169
α-amylase, D.U. 57.8 55.5

Footnotes

Footnote 1

Does not necessarily represent amounts commercially selected.

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Footnote 2

Moisture not representative of new crop moisture levels as samples were not collected or stored in moisture-proof containers.

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