The Barley Variety Registered in the Slovak Republic after Harvest 2016
Keywords:barley, variety, malting quality, Slovak Republic
After three-year tests (2014–2016), the spring barley malting variety Soulmate was registered in the Slovak Republic. Extract content in malt dry matter in the studied variety was high, it moved in the scope of 83.4–84.4 %. The variety had strong proteolytic modifi cation. Amylolytic modifi cation, degradation of cell walls and β-glucan content were at the optimal level. Wort quality was above average to optimal. The value of the apparent fi nal attenuation was high (83.6%). The variety Soulmate provided clear wort.