This past week I spent the day with the crew at Ballast Point Little Italy brewing two of the four beers we’ll be serving at the AHA National Homebrew Challenge event in San Diego next month. This event is always a great time getting to mingle with … [More]
Meeting the needs of craft beer continues to be our focus at Briess. Our latest initiative to secure a consistent supply of high quality barley for malting, and roasted malts for brewing, is an expansion plan that builds upon our recent acquisitions. The plan includes adding 1.5 million … [More]
If you haven’t used Briess Pilsen Malt in your lager and session beers yet, I recommend it. I’ve had a lot of success in the pilot… [More]
This May 11th through the 17th, as a craft brewer, I’m sure you’ve taken some time to plan some special tappings, beers, events, dinners and parties. This is a week to give thanks to your fans- without them, the best beers in … [More]
Why another smoked malt? Why not, I say, if you think you can improve it, and bring something great to the brew kettle. Briess’ Mesquite Smoked malt has done just that.
I’ve compared most available smoked malts, and found the flavor to be almost lack luster. Granted some of my samples … [More]