Author Archives: Dave Richter

2017 Barley crop in the bins!

The 2017 barley harvest and numbers are in, and we are pleased to report above-average yield in our Wyoming Bighorn Basin and Southern Montana growing areas.  Regional manager for our WY Barley OP’s Rick Redd notes “we have had a phenomenal crop with above-average yields and acceptance … [More]

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Briess again sponsors the WA Beer Awards Large Brewery of the Year

Another great turn out for the biggest beer festival in Washington State held over 3 days on June 16, 17 and 18. Though overcast on Saturday morning for the awards presentation it was well attended by brewers who had submitted beers for judging—this year we judged over 1,200 beers submitted … [More]

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Briess Snap Shot Crop Report

North Dakota
North Dakota growers have had a busy spring and now with the fields sowed, the crop is progressing nicely. Ross Erickson, Briess’ Procurement Specialist in North Dakota, visited Harley Scholl’s farm to capture the current stage of his crop. Below you will see Harley’s crop at … [More]

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Asheville, NC: A Brewing Hotbed

Over the holidays I flew back east to visit with family on the coast of North Carolina. While there, I made my way up to the brewing hotbed that the Asheville area has become.  I’m not sure what the definition of … [More]

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Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room

This week I had the good fortune to visit the Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room here in Seattle and it was as wicked impressive as going to Willy Wonka’s … [More]

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