Author Archives: Dan Burick

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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A visit with Ska Brewing Co.

On March 23, Ska Brewing announced their new Head Brewer, Kurt Randall. Kurt is an industry veteran and has begun overseeing of brewing and cellaring operations, along with product innovation in their new Mod Brewery. I love going to Ska and seeing their latest innovation and their Mod … [More]

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