Author Archives: Mercedes Hemmer

Fully fledged and ready for takeoff

If you take a peek at the Briess Manitowoc Falcon Webcam, you will likely find one of two sights: an empty perch overlooking Lake Michigan or mom (“Valcor” (b/g) N/22) or dad (“Bartell” (b/blu) 41/A) taking a break after a long 3-months of nurturing their young eyasses. At this point, … [More]

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Barley Collaboration with a Ye Olde Sponge Bawcock

Back in May, Ryan Schabach, referred to as the “Ye Olde Sponge Bawcock,” from Lakefront Brewery in Milwaukee reached out to us for a project he was working on. After receiving our “Grow Your Own Barley” packet in the mail, Ryan reached out to Briess to see if we would collaborate with him on a … [More]

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The Master Brewers Podcast interviews Bob Hansen and Cassie Liscomb

Episode 042: Kilned vs. Roasted: A Differentiation of Caramelized Specialty Malts

June 19, 2017

The Master Brewers Podcast recently interviewed Briess’ Bob Hansen and Cassie Liscomb to explain the various methods of production of caramel malts, as well as some fast/easy/affordable … [More]

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Banding of the Falcons

On Tuesday, June 6th our 2017 Peregrine Falcon eyases were banded. In honor of the 2017 Briess Retirees, the four eyases have been named:

Schwarz – after Jim Schwarz from the Chilton Malthouse (Retired May 2017 after 45 years of service)

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Calling all Photographers: 2018 Growers to Brewers Photo Contest

 
Wanted: Pictures for the 2018 Briess
Growers to Brewers Calendar
Each year we host an annual photography contest asking photographers to share their images of life in a barley growing community. This year we are expanding the scope of … [More]

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