Tag Archives: Bighorn Basin

What happens after the barley is harvested?

In early November I headed to one of my favorite places in the United States—the Bighorn Basin barley growing region in Northwestern Wyoming and Southern Montana. That’s where the bulk of our barley is grown. And it’s… [More]

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Snowfall in the Bighorn: What does it mean for planting season?

The average snowfall in the Bighorn Basin of Wyoming, where the Briess Barley Operations and Seed Plant are located, is 14 inches a year. This is considerably less than the national average where the average U.S. city gets about 26 inches of snowfall each year. On February 22, the Ralston crew … [More]

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10 things you might not know about Briess

As if being in the malting and craft beer business weren’t exciting enough, five years ago the Briess family made a major move to become a Seed to Specialty business, to take complete control of its barley supply chain and … [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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Naturally Grown for American Craft Beer

American malt for American craft beer and food
Producing fine American malt for American craft beer and premium foods means starting with the best raw material. That’s why sourcing and managing a consistent supply of high-quality U.S. barley is a top priority … [More]

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