Author Archives: Cassie Poirier

Blonde RoastOat™ Malt Flavor

Blonde RoastOat™ Malt

If you visited the Briess Booth at the Craft Brewers Conference in Denver, Colorado, then you already know we have officially launched our Blonde RoastOat™ Malt. You may have experienced the captivating chew of its roasted kernels and the delicious drink of its … [More]

Posted in Product Info, Recipes, Sesnory, Technical & QC, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | | View Comments

The Hot Steep Method: Step-by-Step Instructions

The Hot Steep Method is a standardized wort preparation method that I developed for malt sensory evaluation at Briess Malt & Ingredients Co. in late 2015. In early 2016, the method was validated by the American Society of Brewing Chemists Sensory Technical Subcommittee. By mid 2016, the … [More]

Posted in Technical & QC | Tagged , , | | View Comments

Big Wonderful Wyoming

During the last two days in January, I had the wonderful experience of visiting the Briess Barley Operations in Northwest Wyoming. This was my first visit to our barley elevator in Ralston and seed plant in Powell. I journeyed to Wyoming simply expecting to see a dozen gigantic bins and a large … [More]

Posted in On the Road, The Briess Beat | Tagged , , | | View Comments

Spotlight on Malt Sensory at 2019 Craft Malt Con

Hello Bozeman, Montana!

The Craft Maltsters Guild held their second annual Craft Malt Conference in Bozeman, Montana this past weekend (February 2-3, 2019). Approximately 175 … [More]

Posted in Events, News, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | | View Comments

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]

Posted in Technical & QC | Tagged , , | | View Comments
  • Subscribe to Blog

    *
    *
    *
    * Are you a:
    *
    *
    Fields with an asterisk(*) are required
  • Stay Connected