Quality of western Canadian malting barley 2013

CDC Copeland

CDC Copeland is the second major two-rowed malting variety grown on the Prairies. Its excellent brewing characteristics combined with lower protein and enzyme levels, provides an excellent balance within the portfolio of malting barley varieties.

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

•	Charts: Acres seeded with CDC Copeland: 27% in 2013 and 26% in 2012. Details below.

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Percentage of the total malting barley acres in Western Canada seeded to CDC Copeland in 2013 and 2012
Crop Year 2013 2012
% total acres 27 26

Average protein content in CDC Copeland selected for malting from 2009-2013

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

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Average protein content in CDC Copeland selected for malting from 2009-2013
Crop year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Protein, % 10.8 11.2 11.0 11.7 11.2

Average kernel weight of CDC Copeland selected for malting from 2009-2013

Graph of 1000 kernel weight for CDC Copeland, 2009-13. Details below.
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Average kernel weight of CDC Copeland selected for malting from 2009-2013
Crop year 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
1000 kernel weight, g 47.1 43.0 45.9 43.1 48.3

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
CDC Copeland 81.5
AC Metcalfe 81.9
CDC Meredith 82.4

Comparison of average levels of diastatic power 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 diastatic power by variety in 2013
Variety Diastatic Power
CDC Copeland 137
AC Metcalfe 160
CDC Meredith 149

Harvest survey results for 2013 composite samples of CDC Copeland

Quality data for 2013 harvest survey composite samples of CDC Copeland
Origin of selected samples Manitoba Saskarchewan Alberta Prairie Provinces Footnote 1
Crop year 2013 2013 2012 2013 2012 2013 2012 5 Year Avg.
Thousands of tonnes Footnote 2 8 127 62 186 117 321 233 202
Barley
Physical characteristics
Test Weight, Kg/ hL 69.2 67.8 63.7 67.3 65.2 67.6 64.7 66.3
1000 kernel weight, g 48.9 48.7 42.2 48.0 43.7 48.3 43.1 45.5
Heavy grade, over 6/64" sieve, % 94.6 94.3 87.7 93.9 89.3 94.1 88.6 92.7
Intermediate grade, over 5/64"sieve, % 4.3 4.4 9.4 4.7 8.3 4.6 8.4 5.6
Chemical analysis
Moisture, % Footnote 3 12.1 11.6 11.1 11.7 11.7 11.7 11.0 11.7
Protein, % 11.1 11.1 11.8 11.2 11.7 11.2 11.7 11.2
Germination, 4 ml (3 day), % 96 98 98 99 99 98 98 98
Germination, 8 ml (3 day), % 94 95 93 94 93 94 93 92
Malt
Physical characteristics
Yield, % 91.3 91.1 91.2 90.7 92.3 90.9 91.9 92.7
Steep-out moisture, % 44.3 44.0 45.3 44.2 44.2 44.1 44.5 45.3
Friability, % 83.6 83.6 77.9 82.7 77.2 83.1 77.8 78.9
Chemical analysis
Moisture, % 4.9 4.9 5.1 5.0 5.0 4.9 5.1 5.1
Wort
Fine grind extract, % 82.3 81.7 79.8 81.4 79.8 81.5 79.9 80.4
Coarse grind extract, % 80.2 80.2 79.2 80.2 79.0 80.2 79.2 79.6
F/C difference, % 1.1 0.9 0.6 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.7
ß-Glucan, ppm 55 49 46 56 81 53 69 77
Viscosity, cps 1.45 1.43 1.40 1.44 1.42 1.44 1.41 1.43
Soluble protein, % 4.58 4.64 5.45 4.62 4.67 4.63 4.96 4.72
Ratio S/T, % 41.3 41.8 43.9 41.3 39.7 41.5 41.0 41.4
FAN, mg/L 212 202 236 196 192 199 207 187
Colour, ASBC units 2.16 2.10 2.84 1.95 1.98 2.01 2.26 2.04
Diastatic power, °L 144 135 154 138 145 137 146 139
α-amylase, D.U. 54.0 55.3 51.7 54.1 49.2 54.6 50.2 51.8

Footnotes

Footnote 1

Weighted average values.

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Footnote 2

Does not necessarily represent amounts commercially selected.

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Footnote 3

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

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