Author Archives: Penny Pickart

Brewing for Habitat

We are really excited about our newest collaboration with six local breweries and our local Habitat for Humanity chapter, Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity. The breweries are each crafting a different style of beer … [More]

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Making Whiskey with Northern Waters Distillery

This past year I had the opportunity to spend some time working on a special project with the guys from Northern Waters Distillery in Minocqua, … [More]

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Two Briess elevators are home to birds of prey

During a visit to our Briess Barley Operation in Ralston, WY, this past summer, I learned that Ralston is the second Briess operation that is home to a pair of nesting wild birds of prey.

For the past four years, a pair of Red-Tailed Hawks have nested and produced young from the top of a … [More]

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3 Sheeps, 2 Malthouses and 1 Falcon

Last month I was so excited to have my good friends at 3 Sheeps Brewing coming visit me at Briess and take them on a tour of our malting operations. I’ve known Grant and his team since they first opened in 2011. Over the years I have gotten to know them better and enjoy the great beer they … [More]

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Lakefront Brewery Beer Academy features malt sensory

Last year at the Craft Brewers Conference, Lakefront Brewery in Milwaukee was one of the lucky winners who┬áreceived one of our Hot Steep Method Kit giveaways. Last month, they invited craft beer enthusiast to their brewery to educate … [More]

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