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10th Annual Malt & Brew Workshop

The 2019 Malt & Brew Workshop class, our Manitowoc Malthouse is in the background

We recently held another outstanding Malt & Brew Workshop in Chilton and Manitowoc with a 10th annual class of almost 40 brewers and distillers! We kicked things off on Tuesday, August 20th with a … [More]

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Barley harvest 2018 is underway

It’s a busy but exciting time of year in Bighorn Barley country right now, with the annual malting barley harvest in full swing. Harvest typically starts about the third week in July, when the first truckloads of barley randomly begin rolling into the Briess elevator in Ralston, WY.

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Brewers get first-hand look at WY barley crop

Just before Bighorn barley growers starting harvesting this year’s crop last month, a group of brewers traveled to the region for a two-day workshop that included tours of the irrigation projects, growers fields and Briess … [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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Another ‘Seed to Specialty’ season is underway

Spring planting is just around the corner for Briess barley growers in Wyoming’s Bighorn Basin and other barley growing regions. At Briess, our staff at the Ralston Elevator and Powell Seed Plant started preparing for spring planting many months ago.

Starting with pure seed
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