Tag Archives: Waterloo

Mastering the Art of Handcrafting, Naturally

“Each malthouse is unique in its own way” Malting and Operations Manager of the Briess Waterloo Malthouse, Ron Mihalko begins. “You have to understand … [More]

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Briess commissions third, and largest, malthouse

January 5 marked a historic day for Briess. That’s when we officially commissioned our third and largest malthouse, ceremoniously flipping the “on” switch and sending 432,000 pounds of cleaned and graded barley to steeping for its first batch. Not only does this 65,000-metric-tonne … [More]

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Part II: Seventy-five steps to steeping

Welcome to the second in a series on The Briess Malthouses, which we refer to by location—the Chilton Malthouse and Waterloo Malthouse. Part I offered a short history about the Chilton Malthouse. If you missed it, check it out More]

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The Briess Malthouses…then and now

Malt, which just happens to be one of our fav topics, is featured in the hot-off-the-press issue of Brew Your Own magazine. So, taking a cue from their Make Mine Malty! issue, we’re kicking off a series of  blogs about the Briess Malthouses in Chilton and Waterloo, … [More]

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Visit to our Waterloo Malthouse

This past week I had the great pleasure of spending the entire week with Plant Manager Ron Mihalko and his staff at our other Briess malt house in Waterloo, Wisconsin producing hand crafted malts.  This facility was originally … [More]

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