Last updated May 2020

This table lists the varieties currently under malt barley evaluation by the MBIBTC in conjunction with PBA and Barley Australia, including new varieties accepted into the evaluation program. Accreditation is granted providing the variety satisfies the selection criteria set by MBIBTC and Barley Australia (see the link Malting Barley Evaluation).

VarietyNameStage 0Stage 1Stage 2Target Decision/ DateComment
IGB 1305Banks2016 (accepted)2017 (passed)2019 (failed)N/AVariety not granted malting Accreditation
GS 9516-01Biere2016 (accepted)2018 (passed)N/AWithdrawn from malt accreditation program
WI4896Leabrook2017 (accepted)2018 (passed)20202021Grain unsuitable for evaluation in 2019 hence Stage 2 evaluation carried over to 2020
SMBA 11-1771Maltstar2017 (accepted)2020N/AWithdrawn from malt accreditation program
SMBA 11-2341Alestar2017 (accepted)2018 (passed)20202021Insufficient grain quantity available to complete assessment hence carried over to complete in 2020
IGB 1705TMaximus2018 (accepted)2019 (passed)20202021
IGB 1506Buff2018 (accepted)2019 (passed)20212022Insufficient grain is available for commercial evaluation in 2020
TravelerTraveler2018 (accepted)2020N/AN/AWithdrawn from malt accreditation program
HV 16Bottler2018 (accepted)20202022Insufficient grain available to complete Stage 1 in 2019 hence carried over to 2020 to complete assessment
WI4952Laperouse2019 (accepted)20202022
02035-160Kiwi2019 (accepted)20202022Insufficient grain available to complete Stage 1 in 2019 hence carried over to 2020 to complete assessment
AGTB00432020 (accepted)20202022Sufficient grain available to commence Stage 1 evaluation in 2020
AGTB01132020 (accepted)20212023
IGB18252020 (accepted)20212023

# Decision date refers to an accreditation decision.