First annual Bighorn Barley Tour

July 12-13, we hosted our first annual “Briess Bighorn Barley Tour” in the heart of barley country. This two day event gave 15 brewers from across the country an intimate look at Briess’ barley operations in Wyoming. Briess works with more than 300 barley growers in Wyoming and Southern … [More]

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A toast to 150 years

One of Briess’ oldest customers is celebrating their birthday, a BIG birthday – 150 years to be exact. We would like to wish the Leinenkugel family and all their dedicated brewers and staff congratulations on their success and legacy. It has been a pleasure working with the folks at … [More]

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A visit with Central Standard

A Napkin Dream to Reality
In his past life, Evan Hughes worked for beer. Yes, he was one of the lucky ones who got to say he worked in the craft beer industry. But as the years passed, beer started to feel like work and his desire to try new beers was … [More]

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New robotic bagging system

After commissioning the Briess Insta Grains® 2 Plant, Briess Malt & Ingredients Co. installed a new robotic bagging system. Briess employees casted votes to name the new robot. After all the names were submitted, the final vote was in. In honor of Briess founder, Ignatius Briess, paired … [More]

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It’s time to brew for Oktoberfest!

As a malt guy, you can’t blame me for loving Oktoberfest.

Though, in recent years the traditional ‘festbier’ has gotten less malty, which led to a lighter color.  The idea being, if you were celebrating Oktoberfest, you were probably going to drink a lot!  Paulaner Brewery was one of the … [More]

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