Author Archives: Bob Hansen

Favorite Recipes of the Master Brewers: Synergy Helles — Robert Hansen

Historic photo of Manitowoc Malting Company right on Lake Michigan — it’s been greatly expanded over the years and we are thrilled to be operating it.

This article is from issue Number 3, 2019, of Technical Quarterly — a journal dedicated to the applied and … [More]

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What’s in Your Bin?

Bins are pretty simple pieces of equipment, just vertical walls for containing the grain with no moving parts. How do they operate? New malt goes in the top and the old malt comes out the bottom — pretty simple, right? Actually, that turns out not to be the case most of the time. Over the … [More]

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Fun with weak wort leftovers

Coming up with creative uses for
leftovers is a rich holiday tradition.  Why
should brewers be left out?

We’ve done blog posts before on using spent grain as an ingredient and most brewers use their grain leftovers to make tasty treats for local ruminants.  What about … [More]

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Judge Judie knows her beer ‘n’ candy

Every once in a while, I can’t help but absolutely love my job. Recently our certified master baker and lead food ingredients researcher Judie Giebel attended a technical confection event and ended up judging the … [More]

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ASBC approves two methods developed by Briess Technical Team

Please extend a thank you to these two women for their dedication and pushing the boundaries in brewing industry science. I am incredibly proud of the work Betsy Roberts and Cassie Liscomb have done to create these affordable and valuable methods and the years of work they have put in to get … [More]

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