Author Archives: Dan Burick

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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Great Nebraska Beer Fest

Nebraska Brewing holds a brewers gathering every year before the Great Nebraska Beer Fest.  Early in the day, they held a NE brewers guild meeting followed by a brewers gathering … [More]

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New CMG Warehouse up in running in Garland, Texas

I recently had a chance to check out CMG’s new digs in Garland, TX. Their warehouse is a really nice, clean and total pro operation, and the local brewers are loving the convenience of it. For small orders and one-offs, be sure to check them… [More]

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