Quality of barley selected for malting in 2014

Legacy

While acres planted to six-rowed malting barley are in decline, small amounts of Legacy barley continue to be grown and selected. Legacy’s high enzyme package makes it ideal for high gravity or adjunct brewing.

Harvest survey results for 2014 composite samples of Legacy

Quality data for 2014 harvest survey composite samples of Legacy
Origin of selected samples Alberta Prairie Provinces Footnote 1
Crop year 2014 2013 5 Year Avg.
Thousands of tonnes Footnote 2 48 3 40
Barley
Test Weight, Kg/ hL 64.5 67.3 64.7
1000 kernel weight, g 37.9 42.0 38.4
Heavy grade, over 6/64" sieve, % 93.5 95.9 92.5
Intermediate grade, over 5/64"sieve, % 4.9 2.6 5.4
Moisture, % Footnote 3 9.9 12.5 11.5
Protein, % 12.0 11.8 11.9
Germination, 4 ml (3 day), % 93 96 97
Germination, 8 ml (3 day), % 73 91 79
Malt
Yield, % 91.1 91.6 92.9
Steep-out moisture, % 43.3 44.3 45.5
Friability, % 72.0 72.3 72.0
Moisture, % 5.1 4.8 5.2
Diastatic power, °L 173 170 182
α-amylase, D.U. 69.8 55.3 61.1
Wort
Fine grind extract, % 79.9 80.2 79.2
Coarse grind extract, % 78.8 78.1 78.1
F/C difference, % 1.1 1.1 0.9
ß-Glucan, ppm 296 165 212
Viscosity, cps 1.47 1.48 1.45
Soluble protein, % 5.49 4.68 5.23
Ratio S/T, % 47.9 39.7 43.7
FAN, mg/L 240 213 221
Colour, ASBC units 2.39 2.62 2.33

Footnotes

Footnote 1

Values represent weighted averages based on tonnage of composite samples received.

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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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Percentage of the total malting barley acres in Western Canada seeded to Legacy in 2013 and 2014

Charts: Acres seeded with Legacy: 4% in 2014 and 6% in 2013. Details below.

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Percentage of the total malting barley acres in Western Canada seeded to Legacy in 2014 and 2013
Crop Years 2014 2013
% total acres 4 6

Average protein content in Legacy selected for malting from 2010-2014

Graph of average protein content for Legacy, 2010-14. Details below.

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Average protein content in Legacy selected for malting from 2010-2014
Crop year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Protein, % 12.3 11.8 12.7 11.8 12.0

Average kernel weight of Legacy selected for malting from 2010-2014

Graph of 1000 kernel weight for Legacy, 2010-14. Details below.

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Average kernel weight of Legacy selected for malting from 2010-2014
Crop year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
1000 kernel weight, g 37.5 38.2 35.0 42.0 37.8

Comparison of average levels of extract by variety in 2014

Comparison graph of average levels of extracts of 3 barley varieties, 2014. Details below.

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Comparison of average levels of extract by variety in 2014
Variety Extract
Legacy 79.9
AC Metcalfe 80.2
CDC Copeland 80.3

Comparison of average levels of diastatic power by variety in 2014

Comparison graph of average levels of diastatic power of 3 barley varieties, 2014. Details below.

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Comparison of average levels of diastatic power by variety in 2014
Variety Diastatic Power
Legacy 175
AC Metcalfe 170
CDC Copeland 148