Author Archives: Erika Flores

An Ode to π

Three point one four one five nine . . . around the world these numbers will be uttered as the preamble to the infinite digits in the mathematical constant pi on the fitting March 14th or 3.14 known as “Pi Day.” The Greek letter π, pronounced “pie,” is famed for use in circular and spherical … [More]

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Don’t Bottle Your Feelings…Bottle Beer!

Holidays can be stressful, don’t bottle your feelings — bottle beer! We on the Technical Services team know how to shake the holiday blues with holiday brews 🙂 Each year, we brew beer with Briess specialty malts to share with employees and friends of Briess; we keep the family in “More]

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Past & Present Protein Prowess

Protein has a love hate relationship with brewers. We love the work they do for us, but getting them to leave can be a nuisance! Protein is the generic word for a string of amino acids (amino acids are the physical building blocks for all … [More]

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Bushels of fun at the lab!

Have you taken a peek at your COA recently? COA stands for certificate of analysis and it tells you interesting chemical and physical properties about the product you are purchasing.  If you haven’t checked recently, it’s understandable, many of the terms on the COA may seem to have nothing … [More]

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