Category Archives: Technical & QC

Malt storage solutions – what configurations works best for you?

Notice to all small brewers:  When it comes to organizing your brewery’s malt storage, plan for success. 
One of the most common situations I run into is the lack of palleted malt storage space. Larger, more established breweries have figured this out, but … [More]

| Tagged , , , | | View Comments

Malt Flavor: Why the Craft Industry Gives a Chit

This year at CBC, Cassie Poirier, Briess Technical Service Rep, joined Lindsay Barr of New Belgium Brewing Co. and Andrea Stanley of Valley Malt to give a presentation on “Malt Flavor: Why the Craft Industry Gives a Chit.” Over the last three years, these ladies have been working together … [More]

| Tagged , , , , , , , , , | | View Comments

9-5 grind

Milling grain is an often-overlooked aspect of brewing and distilling. The goal of milling is to ensure that all the starch stored in the kernel is readily accessible to enzymes for conversion to sugar during the mashing process.

To some that means grinding the grain into a flour and … [More]

Posted in Technical & QC | Tagged , , , , , , , | | View Comments

On the road with the Briess Technical Team

As a Briess Division Manager, much of my time is spent visiting the various breweries and distilleries in my territory. For most of these visits, I’m on my own. On occasion, I’m joined on the road by one of my colleagues from the Briess Technical Team. I always enjoy these trips. We have … [More]

| Tagged | | View Comments

Craft Maltsters unite in Asheville, North Carolina

The first Craft Malt Conference of the Craft Maltsters Guild was held February 3-4th in Asheville, North Carolina. Industry support proved excellent, with the sold-out event drawing attendance from the full range of the malting … [More]

| Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | | View Comments
  • Blog Contributors

  • Subscribe to Blog

    *
    *
    *
    * Are you a:
    *
    *
    Fields with an asterisk(*) are required
  • Stay Connected