Category Archives: Distilling

Distillers Malt vs. Brewers Malt in the U.S. and their Applications

One of the more common questions I receive from craft distillers is, what are the differences between your “Distillers” malt and your “Brewers” malt? To which, I typically respond with another question. What kind of whiskey are you wanting to produce, or what does your grain bill consist… [More]

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Toll malt your local grains with Briess

“Local” is synonymously used with craft beer. When you think craft beer you think local and when you think drinking local . . . you get the picture. And you want to include local ingredients when you are brewing for your community. If you are making a Kentucky Bourbon, you would like to use … [More]

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ACSA continues to grow

Over 1,100 craft distillers and allied trade attended the fourth annual American Craft Spirits Association Conference & Vendor Expo in Nashville on Feb. 15-17. This is the biggest conference turnout yet for the young ACSA, the craft distilling industry’s not-for-profit trade … [More]

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ADI conference gears up for a big year in Baltimore

We are now just one week away from American Distilling Institute’s annual conference, which is heading to Baltimore, MD. It seems like distilleries are popping up all over Maryland, which makes … [More]

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One, two, three smoked malts

One year ago, we announced the second addition to our smoked malt portfolio — Mesquite Smoked Malt. Like Briess Cherry Wood Smoked Malt, Briess Mesquite Smoke Malt delivers pronounced smoke flavor and recommended maximum usage is 60%.

Mesquite Smoked Malt is characterized by upfront … [More]

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