Synonyms/Experimental #s


Release year


Breeding Program

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Brandon Research Centre


Spring two-row
Under high-yield management, including the use of growth regulators, yield and lodging improve greatly

Agronomic Characteristics:

Yield: Higher 
Protein: Average
Maturity: ...
Straw Strength: Midstrong
Straw Length: Midtall
Disease Reaction: Susceptible to net blotch, speckled leaf blotch, stem rust, loose smut.

Resistant to: Covered smut, False loose smut, and True Loose smut. 

Malting Characteristics

In the malting trial Cerveza barley produced malt with satisfactory quality. Its overall quality was comparable to the control AC Metcalfe and CDC Copeland, except for extract yield and beta-glucan content, which were significantly higher than the two controls.

Brewing Quality Traits

  • Conversion time: slower than AC Metcalfe and CDC Copeland
  • Lautering time: average
  • Wort clarity: good
  • Fermentability: average
  • Color: lower than AC Metcalfe and CDC Copeland


Relevant info

Canadian Journal of Plant Science - Cerveza 

Malting and Brewing Trials of 2011 Cerveza Barley

Cerveza- Canadian food inspection report for Cerveza Barley