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    2017, July

    Brewers' Field Trip: A Visit to Rahr
    Brewers' Field Trip: A Visit to Rahr

     

    Earlier this month, BSG and Rahr hosted a delegation of brewers from Illinois for a tour of the Rahr Malting Company campus in Shakopee, MN, as well as a bit of education. What did they see and do on this field trip? Let’s find out:

    BE-134 In The Brewery
    BE-134 In The Brewery

     

    Earlier this summer, the Rahr Technical Center Brewery had a chance to trial the new SafAle BE-134 yeast. 

    Bad Weather, Great Lagers
    Bad Weather, Great Lagers

    Bad Weather Brewing Company of St. Paul, MN has built a reputation on their flavorful ales like flagships Ominous (a double brown ale) and Windvane (a red IPA). Recently, though, they’ve added a series of German lagers to their lineup that have been very well received both in and out of the taproom - BSG HandCraft was lucky enough to pour a couple kegs of their Dortmunder at their beer station during Homebrew Con in Minneapolis this June.

    Hop Crop Report from BSG Hops
    Hop Crop Report from BSG Hops

    The Yakima-based staff of BSG Hops works closely with growers throughout the year to ensure we receive the highest-quality hops at harvest. Here's a dispatch from the fields with a look at the progress of the 2017 crop: