Tag Archives: Distilling

A visit with Central Standard Craft Distillery

A Napkin Dream to Reality
Evan Hughes worked for beer. Yes, he is one of the lucky ones who got to say he worked in the craft beer industry. But as the years passed and his desire to try new beers was shifting.

Eventually, Evan… [More]

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Distillers Malt vs. Brewers Malt in the U.S. and their Applications

One of the more common questions I receive from craft distillers is, what are the differences between your “Distillers” malt and your “Brewers” malt? To which, I typically respond with another question. What kind of whiskey are you wanting to produce, or what does your grain bill consist… [More]

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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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