Category Archives: Meet the Briess Maltsters

10th Annual 2019 Malt & Brew Workshop Registration is Open

Open for business

We are now accepting registrations for the 10th Annual 2019 Malt & Brew Workshop in Chilton, WI, August 21-22. This event is a very hands-on educational workshop with technical presentations, sensory sessions and tours of our Chilton malthouse, Manitowoc malthouse and … [More]

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The Master Brewers Podcast interviews Bob Hansen and Cassie Liscomb

Episode 042: Kilned vs. Roasted: A Differentiation of Caramelized Specialty Malts

June 19, 2017

The Master Brewers Podcast recently interviewed Briess’ Bob Hansen and Cassie Liscomb to explain the various methods of production of caramel malts, as well as some fast/easy/affordable … [More]

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Congratulations Vince and Ken

I am pleased to announce the following promotions for two of our team members, Ken Foether and Vince Coonce.

Ken Foether has been promoted to Plant Manager of the Chilton Malthouse.

Vince Coonce has been promoted to R&D Manager/Malting.

Congratulations to Ken and Vince! Thank you … [More]

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Single Variety Malt: What’s the buzz all about?

Choosing barley varieties for malting is no simple task. In fact, each kind of malt at Briess uses a specific variety of barley that is optimal for that style of malt. This is because barley varieties behave differently in each step of the malting process. Additionally, certain varieties may have… [More]

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Mastering the Art of Handcrafting, Naturally

“Each malthouse is unique in its own way” Malting and Operations Manager of the Briess Waterloo Malthouse, Ron Mihalko begins. “You have to understand … [More]

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