Quality of barley selected for malting in 2014

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.

Harvest survey results for 2014 composite samples of CDC Copeland

Quality data for 2014 harvest survey composite samples of CDC Copeland
Origin of selected samples Alberta Saskatchewan Prairie Provinces Footnote 1
Crop year 2014 2013 2014 2013 2014 2013 5 Year Avg.
Thousands of tonnes Footnote 2 152 186 182 127 334 321 244
Barley
Test Weight, Kg/ hL 65.6 67.3 64.3 67.8 65.0 67.6 65.8
1000 kernel weight, g 45.8 45.0 44.1 48.7 45.1 45.3 45.1
Heavy grade, over 6/64" sieve, % 93.7 93.9 92.6 94.3 93.2 94.1 92.3
Intermediate grade, over 5/64"sieve, % 4.6 4.7 5.3 4.4 4.9 4.6 5.8
Moisture, % Footnote 3 12.8 11.7 13.4 11.6 13.1 11.7 11.9
Protein, % 11.5 11.2 11.5 11.1 11.5 11.2 11.3
Germination, 4 ml (3 day), % 96 99 93 98 94 98 97
Germination, 8 ml (3 day), % 88 94 83 95 85 94 90
Malt
Yield, % 91.1 90.7 91.1 91.1 91.1 90.9 92.2
Steep-out moisture, % 44.6 44.2 45.0 44.0 44.8 44.1 45.1
Friability, % 79.8 82.7 81.0 83.6 80.3 83.1 78.7
Moisture, % 4.9 5.0 5.2 4.9 5.1 4.9 5.1
Diastatic power, °L 147 138 150 135 148 137 141
α-amylase, D.U. 55.5 54.1 56.8 55.3 56.1 54.6 52.2
Wort
Fine grind extract, % 80.2 81.4 80.4 81.7 80.3 81.5 80.5
Coarse grind extract, % 79.4 80.2 79.8 80.2 79.6 80.2 79.6
F/C difference, % 0.8 0.8 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.9 0.8
ß-Glucan, ppm 75 56 42 49 61 53 75
Viscosity, cps 1.43 1.44 1.41 1.43 1.42 1.44 1.43
Soluble protein, % 4.87 4.62 5.40 4.64 5.10 4.63 4.86
Ratio S/T, % 42.9 41.3 46.9 41.8 44.6 41.5 42.4
FAN, mg/L 200 196 238 202 216 199 199
Colour, ASBC units 2.22 1.95 3.04 2.10 2.58 2.01 2.21

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 CDC Copeland in 2013 and 2014

Charts: Acres seeded with CDC Copeland: 30% in 2014 and 26% in 2013. Details below.

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Percentage of the total malting barley acres in Western Canada seeded to CDC Copeland in 2014 and 2013
Crop Years 2014 2013
% total acres 30 26

Average protein content in CDC Copeland selected for malting from 2010-2014

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

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Average protein content in CDC Copeland selected for malting from 2010-2014
Crop year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Protein, % 11.2 11.0 11.7 11.2 11.5

Average kernel weight of CDC Copeland selected for malting from 2010-2014

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

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Average kernel weight of CDC Copeland selected for malting from 2010-2014
Crop year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
1000 kernel weight, g 43.0 45.9 43.1 48.3 45.1

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
CDC Copeland 80.3
AC Metcalfe 80.2
CDC Meredith 81.2

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
CDC Copeland 148
AC Metcalfe 170
CDC Meredith 153