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    BSG to be Exclusive Distributor of Dingemans Malt in North America

    Brewers Supply Group (BSG) is proud to announce that on January 1st, 2020, BSG will be the exclusive distributor of Dingemans Malt in the U.S. and Canada.  BSG is thrilled to partner with the Dingemans family, and to distribute their superior quality malts to brewers, distillers, and homebrewers.

     

    Grower Profile: Colin & Alana Oldham, New Hoplands
    Grower Profile: Colin & Alana Oldham, New Hoplands

    Colin Oldham’s Granddad Jack founded what would become New Hoplands in 1953 when he bought a dairy farm that included one acre of hops.

    Recap: NanoCon 2019
    Recap: NanoCon 2019

    Another year, another fantastic NanoCon! BSG was there to celebrate nanobrewing in a two-day conference packed with seminars, roundtable discussions, and vendors focused on the nanobrewing sector. 

    Grower Profile: Anton & Beate Schlagbauer, Plank
    Grower Profile: Anton & Beate Schlagbauer, Plank

    Founded in 1820 by Johann Schlagbauer (although, as is the case with many farms in Hallertau, hops were already being grown here) Anton and Beate are the 6thgeneration to farm Plank. 

     

    Jagged Mountain Presents Pallet Present
    Jagged Mountain Presents Pallet Present

       When Head Brewer Alyssa Thrope of Jagged Mountain Craft Brewery started brewing in Denver four years ago, she wasn’t aware of the legend of the Pearson’s Salted Nut Roll amongst brewers across the nation. That soon changed when she went to mill grain and, lo and behold, discovered a Nut Roll within the pallet of BSG malts.

    GABF 2019 Recap
    GABF 2019 Recap

    Another year, another amazing GABF. We got the chance to capture some fun memories from the annual U.S. beer festival and competition, with everything from awards to weenie cars, parties to Grainfathers. Thanks for another fantastic year! 

     

    In The Industry: Food Safety with BSG’s Brandon Pierce
    In The Industry: Food Safety with BSG’s Brandon Pierce

    Last week I sat down with Brandon Pierce, the Quality Assurance and Compliance Manager at BSG and formerly of Dogfish Head Brewery, to discuss food safety in the craftbrewing, winemaking, and distilling industries, and how developed programs and regulations in food safety have become in the last few years. 

    Hop Crop 2019- Final Report
    Hop Crop 2019- Final Report

    In the world of hop growers and merchants, it’s said that “All roads lead to Harvest,” harvest. Inevitably, harvest winds down for the year and you’re left standing in the empty fields among the barren trellises. This is the time when growers reflect on the year’s growing season and harvest while looking forward to the 2020 crop and it’s challenges and hopeful rewards.

     

    Grower Profile: Bartholomäus & Eleonore Obster, Peterlippl Farm
    Grower Profile: Bartholomäus & Eleonore Obster, Peterlippl Farm

    Bartholomäus and Eleonore are the 10thgeneration of Obsters to farm Peterlippl, which was founded in 1661 by Kaspar Heckmaier. Growing a mix of traditional and new varieties, the Obsters are above all quality-oriented.

    Humulus U 2019 Recap
    Humulus U 2019 Recap

    Last week in Yakima, Washington, BSG held Humulus U 2019, a one-day hop symposium for professional brewers. Attendees were treated to seminars, talks, swag, tours, and food and drinks all around. Speakers for the event included:

    Jeremy Moynier - Senior Manager of Innovation Program & Supply Chain, ...