Author Archives: Dan Burick

In Denver? Like Whiskey? Try Bear Creek Distillery.

Live in Denver or just visiting? Stop by Bear Creek Distillery to take a taste of one of their hand-crafted spirits and a gander at their state-of-the-art Kothe still. Their lineup includes Straight Bourbon, Wheated Bourbon, Rye Whiskey, Wheat Whiskey, and White Whiskey as well as several … [More]

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Excursions to the Lone Star and Sunflower States

Although I am the District Manager for the Mountain region, I get out to visit my friends and customers in some…let’s just say less-mountainous areas. One recent expedition involved visiting Iron Rail Brewing in downtown Topeka, Kansas. With Don King at the controls,… [More]

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High West test drives Briess Full Pint Malt

Recently, our friends at High West Distillery in Park City, UT, expressed an interest in researching the flavor and performance aspects of malts with low GN (Glycosidic Nitrile) characteristics. More]

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Malt and sour beers

The making of sour beer is beautiful and rewarding. Many brewers, blenders and breweries have dedicated lifetimes to this noble endeavor. The following few paragraphs are some nuggets to get you thinking about a few malt aspects when delving into sour beer production.

For the most part, the … [More]

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Malt storage solutions – what configurations works best for you?

Notice to all small brewers:  When it comes to organizing your brewery’s malt storage, plan for success. 
One of the most common situations I run into is the lack of palleted malt storage space. Larger, more established breweries have figured this out, but … [More]

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