Author Archives: Gordon Lane

Briess is expanding storage, roasting capacity

Meeting the needs of craft beer continues to be our focus at Briess. Our latest initiative to secure a consistent supply of high quality barley for malting, and roasted malts for brewing, is an expansion plan that builds upon our recent acquisitions. The plan includes adding 1.5 million … [More]

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Briess commissions third, and largest, malthouse

January 5 marked a historic day for Briess. That’s when we officially commissioned our third and largest malthouse, ceremoniously flipping the “on” switch and sending 432,000 pounds of cleaned and graded barley to steeping for its first batch. Not only does this 65,000-metric-tonne … [More]

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We just made 165 new green friends

Briess was recently accepted into the Wisconsin Green Masters Program as a “Green Professional”. That has a nice sound to it, but what does it mean?

First, it acknowledges … [More]

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Make cheese in the pilot brewery? We do that

What do we do when the Extract Plant has 33,000 pounds of milk leftover at the end of a malted milk campaign? Promise the staff fresh cheese curds by the end of the day made, where else, but in our Pilot Brewery.

So today Dan … [More]

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Congrats to MKE Brewing Co., Wisconsin’s newest Green Tier Brewery

I recently had the honor of attending Milwaukee Brewing Company’s formal acceptance into the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Green Tier Program. Some of the brewery’s sustainability accomplishments that got them accepted into the program are listed on … [More]

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