Author Archives: David Richter

Kilned vs. Roasted – Same Color, Different Outcome

A few years ago I gave presentations at the CBC and AHA conventions, the basis of those lectures was around the Briess kilned Aromatic 20º L and Briess roasted Caramel 20º L malts to… [More]

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Abandoned! – A Visit to Olympia Brewing

Recently I was down in Olympia, WA., to attend the Cascadia Grains Conference and took a detour over to the old abandoned Olympia Brewing Company in Tumwater, WA.  Oly, as we call it out here in the Pacific NW, originally opened in 1896 as … [More]

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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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