Career opportunity: Brewing Division Manager – West Coast

Are you passionate about craft beer and brewing, got a penchant for building relationships and sales, and would like to be part of a family-owned company dedicated to American craft beer? Then check this out: Briess is seeking a Division Manager for our West Coast territory. This home-based … [More]

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Gordon Lane to retire as Briess President/COO; Ryan O’Toole Named as Successor

CHILTON, WI, July 8, 2016, 3:00 PM CST—Company officials at Briess Malt & Ingredients Co. today announced that Gordon Lane, President and Chief Operations Officer, will retire effective July 29, 2016.  Lane will continue handling special projects before joining the company’s Board of … [More]

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Meet two of our 350 dedicated barley growers

We know our brewers and distillers are passionate about the ingredients that craft their beer and spirits. The flavor and character of the malt is sculpted into each beverage. This flavor is shaped by many factors from the dedicated growers to the art of the maltster. Each step of the growing … [More]

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Inside the Briess extract plant and brewhouse

The Briess Extract Plant and Brewhouse were commissioned in 2002. Today the plant literally roars with activity as its staff works 24-7 operating, a fully automated system that controls almost all aspects of production and cleaning, to churn out a dizzying array of ingredients for beer and food… [More]

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How to create a distilling venturi for a clump free mash


Through studies with Dr. Kris Berglund at Michigan State University, we have been able to identify efficiencies by using a fine grind flour in a distilling mash vs. preground malt.

When using flour, we are able to increase … [More]

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