Tag Archives: Distilling

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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Join us at the Annual ADI Conference in San Diego

The count down has begun for the American Distilling Institute’s annual conference, which is heading to sunny San Diego, a perfect spot for the ever growing event.  California craft distilling … [More]

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This Subtle but Complex Malt Will Add Character to Your Next Whiskey

The long-awaited new Briess Caramel Rye Malt (60L) is now available! It’s everything we wanted it to be…and then some.

Our maltsters developed this drum-roasted specialty malt to have just the right amount of smooth and subtle, yet … [More]

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