Last updated January 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).

Variety Name Stage 0 Stage 1 Stage 2 Target Decision/ Date Comment
IGB 1305 Banks 2016 (accepted) 2017 (passed) 2019 (failed) N/A Variety not granted malting Accreditation
GS 9516-01 Biere 2016 (accepted) 2018 (passed) N/A Withdrawn from malt accreditation program
WI4896 Leabrook 2017 (accepted) 2018 (passed) 2020 2021 Grain unsuitable for evaluation in 2019 hence Stage 2 evaluation carried over to 2020
SMBA 11-1771 Maltstar 2017 (accepted) 2020 N/A Withdrawn from malt accreditation program
SMBA 11-2341 Alestar 2017 (accepted) 2018 (passed) 2020 2021 Insufficient grain quantity available to complete assessment hence carried over to complete in 2020
IGB 1705T Maximus 2018 (accepted) 2019 (passed) 2020 2021
IGB 1506 Buff 2018 (accepted) 2019 (passed) 2021 2022 Insufficient grain is available for commercial evaluation in 2020
Traveler Traveler 2018 (accepted) 2020 2023 Further evaluation required in Stage 1 due to limited grain availability
HV 16 Bottler 2018 (accepted) 2020 2022 Insufficient grain available to complete Stage 1 in 2019 hence carried over to 2020 to complete assessment
WI4952 2019 (accepted) 2020 2022
02035-160 Kiwi 2019 (accepted) 2020 2022 Insufficient grain available to complete Stage 1 in 2019 hence carried over to 2020 to complete assessment
AGTB0043 2020 (accepted) 2020 2022 Sufficient grain available to commence Stage 1 evaluation in 2020
AGTB0113 2020 (accepted) 2021 2023
IGB1825 2020 (accepted) 2021 2023

# Decision date refers to an accreditation decision.