Category Archives: On the Road

A toast to 150 years

One of Briess’ oldest customers is celebrating their birthday, a BIG birthday – 150 years to be exact. We would like to wish the Leinenkugel family and all their dedicated brewers and staff congratulations on their success and legacy. It has been a pleasure working with the folks at … [More]

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A visit with Central Standard

A Napkin Dream to Reality
In his past life, Evan Hughes worked for beer. Yes, he was one of the lucky ones who got to say he worked in the craft beer industry. But as the years passed, beer started to feel like work and his desire to try new beers was … [More]

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Briess again sponsors the WA Beer Awards Large Brewery of the Year

Another great turn out for the biggest beer festival in Washington State held over 3 days on June 16, 17 and 18. Though overcast on Saturday morning for the awards presentation it was well attended by brewers who had submitted beers for judging—this year we judged over 1,200 beers submitted … [More]

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Hot Steep Training with New Glarus

 

Recently I had the opportunity to travel with Penny Pickart to New Glarus Brewing and perform Malt Sensory Training.  It was an intimate class with about seven attendees from the brewery’s operations, … [More]

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Beer tourism heating up in Austin

On February 2, CBS interviewed Briess Division Manager (DM), Dan Burick, in Austin, Texas, on Austin’s growing beer tourism. Dan is the DM for the Brew Mountain region, which includes: Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Austin brings a vibrant … [More]

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