Author Archives: Penny Pickart

Out and About for Wisconsin Craft Beer Day

I hit the road to share a couple pints with some Wisconsin breweries in our great state. September 26, 2019 has been designated Wisconsin Craft Brewery Day and brewers from all over the state joined together to celebrate great Craft beer.  Cheers!

Great Dane Head Brewer Nathan Zukas… [More]

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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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