Author Archives: Penny Pickart

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 received 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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The release of “20”

Saturday afternoon, we headed to the familiar town of Amherst, WI. Pulling in, I could see the population sign that read “1,046.” As we made our way to Allen St.,  there was a line of people that doubles the city’s population and stretched from theMore]

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Brew crew from Central Waters tours Briess facilities

On Friday, May 19, we had the honor of hosting the staff of Central Waters Brewing Company (Amherst, WI). With the recent release of the Wisconsin Foodies partner episode of Briess and Central Waters, employees from Briess had the chance to take a field trip to Central Waters for the Premiere … [More]

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