Author Archives: Dan Bies

Introducing MaltGems™ — Heart of the Malt for Clean Flavor!

Our innovative new brewing ingredient, MaltGems™ is now available for sampling and ordering! By custom milling our Synergy Select Pilsen Malt, we removed the majority of husk to create a malt that eliminates the bitter, astringent flavors common with other base… [More]

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Cold Extraction of Malt Components and Their Use in Brewing Applications

We’re really proud of our Technical Services Department and the innovative ideas they come up with for the industry — we thought we’d repost this Cold Extraction article to get … [More]

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Springtime Recipe: Gregorian’s Fifth (Maibock)

Here’s a recipe to help get you in that springtime mood. This traditional German-inspired bock is brewed in the cooler months and lagered into spring to develop a clean, malty profile … [More]

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Endosperm Mashing to Improve Your Helles/Pilsner

If you are reading this blog you’re likely familiar with the process of making beer and, more specifically, mashing where crushed malt is soaked in hot water to liberate sugars and various other flavored substance to create delicious beer. In many traditional brewing techniques, it is common … [More]

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Dark Munich Amber Ale

Be sure to grab to stop by the Briess Booth #603 at Homebrew Con 2018 in Portland, OR, to get your bag of Dark Munich 30L Malt and then try this lovely copper colored, malty ale with a well-balanced American hop character. Recipe for 5 US gallons (19L)

OG: 1.060

FG: 1.015

ABV: 5.9%

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