Tag Archives: Chilton

Brew crew from Central Waters tours Briess facilities

On Friday, May 19, we had the honor of hosting the staff of Central Waters Brewing Company (Amherst, WI). With the recent release of the Wisconsin Foodies partner episode of Briess and Central Waters, employees from Briess had the chance to take a field trip to Central Waters for the Premiere … [More]

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A maltster’s Point of view: working in a 115-year-old malthouse

Ken Foether joined Briess as the Plant Supervisor for the Chilton Malthouse back in August of 2015. His background included four years as a Production Supervisor for the Cargill Sheboygan Malthouse, and over five years of Environmental Health and Safety for Cargill in Wahpeton, ND.

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Another Malt+Brew Workshop in the books.

August 10-11 we hosted our 7th Annual Malt+Brew Workshop, 49 brewers from 30 breweries across the country attended this year’s event. Brewers came from as far west as More]

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Montana Briess Barley Growers Visit Wisconsin

The Briess Grower Advisory Committee is comprised of six volunteers who serve as a conduit between the growers in their region and the Briess Barley Operation in Ralston, WY. One of those volunteers, and a Briess barley grower, is Alex Smith.

During the past 37 years, Alex has owned his own… [More]

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Briess commissions third, and largest, malthouse

January 5 marked a historic day for Briess. That’s when we officially commissioned our third and largest malthouse, ceremoniously flipping the “on” switch and sending 432,000 pounds of cleaned and graded barley to steeping for its first batch. Not only does this 65,000-metric-tonne … [More]

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