Category Archives: The Briess Beat

Holiday Cheer

There’s never a dull moment around the Briess Office, especially around the Holidays. This year, the office ladies found their most festive sweaters to show their Christmas spirit before a long 4-day holiday weekend.

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Ringing in the holidays

On Saturday, December 16, Briess was a part of a Red Kettle Match Fund at the local Walmart in Chilton, WI. With strong community support, the bell ringing crew brought in $4,110.50 that will go directly to The Salvation Army Calumet County.

Briess was one of several businesses who matched … [More]

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What does a Barley Grower, Agronomist and the Green Bay Packers have in common?

It’s always a special treat when we have the opportunity to give Briess barley growers a tour of the malting process and where their barley goes after harvest. Most recently, we welcomed barley growers Gary and Sue Broyles and their agronomist and his wife, Neal and Rae Fehringer, of Montana…. [More]

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2017 Barley crop in the bins!

The 2017 barley harvest and numbers are in, and we are pleased to report above-average yield in our Wyoming Bighorn Basin and Southern Montana growing areas.  Regional manager for our WY Barley OP’s Rick Redd notes “we have had a phenomenal crop with above-average yields and acceptance … [More]

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Roasting: Where the worlds of coffee and malt collide

Over the past six months, I have enjoyed the unique opportunity to explore the intriguing worlds of malt and coffee roasting. Briess offers the most diverse range of specialty malt products in North America, but one thing we do not offer is roasted coffee beans. Then why, you might ask, would … [More]

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