Author Archives: Dave Richter

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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Yakima Hop Harvest 2015

I recently had the opportunity once again to drive across the Cascades from Seattle to Yakima for the start of the hop harvest.  Hosted by YCHHops (formerly Yakima Chief and Hop Union) it’s a great opportunity to talk … [More]

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NHC beers are fermenting away!

This past week I spent the day with the crew at Ballast Point Little Italy brewing two of the four beers we’ll be serving at the AHA National Homebrew Challenge event in San Diego next month.  This event is always a great time getting to mingle with … [More]

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