Tag Archives: Distilling

ADI conference gears up for a big year in Baltimore

We are now just one week away from American Distilling Institute’s annual conference, which is heading to Baltimore, MD. It seems like distilleries are popping up all over Maryland, which makes … [More]

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How to create a distilling venturi for a clump free mash

 

Through studies with Dr. Kris Berglund at Michigan State University, we have been able to identify efficiencies by using a fine grind flour in a distilling mash vs. preground malt.

When using flour, we are able to increase … [More]

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1,000 and Counting. . .

The Craft Spirits market hit a milestone in April 2016 with the opening of the one-thousandth distillery in the United States. The industry has come a long way since prohibition and, similar to the beer industry, is being driven by the demand for small, local, independently produced products. … [More]

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Featured Distillers’ Malt: Subtle and Surprisingly Complex Caramel Rye

Briess has been producing roasted Caramel Malts in the USA since the mid-1950s. That tradition continues today, with Briess producing a wide range of roasted Caramel Malts in small batches in drum roasters. Roasting, rather than kilning, is necessary in order to develop the glassy centers and … [More]

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Rejuvenated Emphasis on Distilling

You will see a renewed emphasis this year towards the distilling segment of Briess’ business, and it is being driven by the addition of Michael Scanzello, the new Director of Brewing and Distilling. Mike joined Briess in July 2015 and brings 20 years of experience in the brewing and malting … [More]

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