Tag Archives: Mike Scanzello

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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Toll malt your local grains with Briess

“Local” is synonymously used with craft beer. When you think craft beer you think local and when you think drinking local . . . you get the picture. And you want to include local ingredients when you are brewing for your community. If you are making a Kentucky Bourbon, you would like to use … [More]

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Join us at the ACSA Distillers Convention & Trade Show February 16-17

We are joining ACSA in moving the craft spirit business to the next level at the 4th annual Distillers Convention and Vendor Trade Show in Nashville, Feb. 16-17. We’re sampling whiskeys made with Briess specialty malts for enticing and unique flavor. Come visit Ryan O’Toole, Mike Scanzello, … [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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