Author Archives: Mike Killelea

On the Road in Pittsburgh and New Hampshire

I’m a big fan of the Master Brewers Association of America, better known as MBAA. I really enjoy attending meetings, as I always feel like I learn something new. Whether it’s the actual presentation, socializing with brewers and other suppliers, or touring the brewery where the meeting is … [More]

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American Malting Barley Association

Test Plots at the AMBA

In my ten years of professional brewing, I gave little thought to barley varieties.  I ordered the malts that I was familiar with and was happy when they arrived at my brewery in good shape. I had little awareness of anything that went into selecting malting … [More]

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More Adventures with Blonde RoastOat™ Malt

A couple of months ago as we were getting ready for HomebrewCon, I had the chance to brew with a few of my friends in New England using our new Blonde RoastOat™ Malt. It’s not often that I get the chance to put my brewer’s boots back on, but … [More]

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Homebrew Con 2019 – Awesome Blonde RoastOat™ Malt Beers To Be Tapped!

With Homebrew Con coming up in Providence, RI, it gave me the chance to break out my brewing boots and actually perform some brewing for a change.  First… [More]

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Highland Brewing Company 25th Anniversary Collaboration

Every now and then, I get the opportunity to collaborate with a brewery on a new beer.  I had that opportunity last month with my good friends at Highland Brewing … [More]

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