Liftoff! Malting in Outer space?

I find myself in Orlando, Florida, this week for a 2-day seminar and have run across something I never thought possible in my 25+ years in the brewing industry—someone wants to brew beer in space.  Though this sounds like a crazy craft brewer idea conceived over a couple of pints with friends… [More]

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Flavor creation in the malthouse

“It is curious how little is known on the subject of malt, not only by the general public, but by those who make, sell or use it.” – H. Stopes, Malt & Malting, 1885.

In late 2017, I read the above quote, and was struck by the truth and relevance of it, even today – 133 years after … [More]

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Muddy Tracks Coffee Brown Ale

Nestled in the farm fields of Chilton, WI you will find a sleepy town of 3,933 residents that is home to Briess Malt & Ingredients Co. With just a touch over 4 square miles, farming and agriculture carry a long decorated history in this area of Calumet County.

As you travel this area … [More]

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What happens after the barley is harvested?

In early November I headed to one of my favorite places in the United States—the Bighorn Basin barley growing region in Northwestern Wyoming and Southern Montana. That’s where the bulk of our barley is grown. And it’s… [More]

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Spreading the holiday cheer with Briess Christmas Beer

December is the most wonderful time of year in the Briess Pilot Brewery. This is when Technical Services has the joy of brewing, bottling, corking, labeling and packaging the Christmas Beer that is given to each Briess Employee in their holiday gift package. We even come up with an original name… [More]

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