Tag Archives: dry malt extract

Inside the Briess extract plant and brewhouse

The Briess Extract Plant and Brewhouse were commissioned in 2002. Today the plant literally roars with activity as its staff works 24-7 operating, a fully automated system that controls almost all aspects of production and cleaning, to churn out a dizzying array of ingredients for beer and food… [More]

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Secrets to Keeping your Liquid Extracts Fresh

What is an Extract Exactly?
Extract, or what we like to call Concentrated Brewers Wort® (CBW® for short) is malt that has been ran through our mill and mashed. The wort is then separated from the spent grain and transferred into a brew kettle to be boiled before being sent to a dryer or … [More]

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Kiss those DME clumps goodbye

Some home and craft brewers shy away from using DME just to avoid the clumps. You know the ones. You dump a bag of DME into the kettle and it immediately clumps up, so you spend the next half hour of your life stirring and breaking them up. There’s a simple trick to avoid that.

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