Rahr Malting & BSG CraftBrewing Expansion Project
In 2015, Rahr Corp. broke ground on an expansion project at its headquarters in Shakopee, MN which will make it the largest single-site malting facility in the world. This time-lapse video shows the progress so far.
Brewery Local: Grey Sail Brewing
Elegant Victorian architecture, displays of exquisite granite work and beautifully landscaped Wilcox Park charm visitors of downtown Westerly, Rhode Island. Designated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation…
Customer Profile: J. Carver Distillery
J. Carver Distillery www.jcarverdistillery.com In 1766, colonial Massachusetts explorer and writer Jonathan Carver lead an expedition to find a western water route to the Pacific Ocean known as the Northwest Passage. There was great incentive to discover this route as the king and parliament had promised a vast prize in gold for any such discovery.
Fünke Canadien Saison to pour at CBC
Fünke Canadien, a collaboration between Sudwerk Brewing Co. of Davis, CA and BSG’s Peter Hoey, has returned for a second year.
Brewery Local: Red Clay Brewing
When Robert Trent Jones saw the land that hugs the edge of Lake Saugahatchee that would be developed into his Grand National course, he described it as the “single greatest” site for a golf complex that he had ever seen. It’s no wonder then that in 2005 Golf Digest named the Auburn-Opelika Metropolis as the number one area for golf in the United States.
Brewery Local: Peoria Artisan Brewery
In 1916 as part of the war effort, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company sent executive Paul W. Litchfield to buy up land west of Phoenix to grow Egyptian long cotton that was used to reinforce tires. Paul Litchfield established the headquarters here for the Southwest Cotton Company and this company town was officially named Litchfield Park in 1926.
Yeast Nutrients for Distillers
“Yeast nutrient” is a blanket term for the complex mixture of trace elements, minerals and vitamins which are necessary for the life functions of yeast cells but which cannot be created by the cells themselves – these compounds must be supplied by the environment. Copper, magnesium, nitrogen, phosphate, potassium, and zinc (to name a few) […]
Selecting Malt for a Whiskey Mashbill
Malt can constitute anywhere from approximately 10% to 100% of a whiskey mashbill. Its role can be simply a natural source of enzymes with which to convert starches, a source of extract in its own right, and a cornerstone of the sensory profile of the finished product, lending flavors of honey, biscuit, grain, earthiness, and […]
Distiller’s Yeast Highlight: SafTeq Blue yeast
SafTeq Blue is an authentic yeast for the production of tequila and mescal. Fermentis selected this specialized strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae in conjunction with CIATEJ AC, a research center in Jalisco, the heart of Mexican tequila production.
New COA App from Crisp Malting
Crisp Malting Group is renowned for their commitment to tradition, but the UK’s leading independent malting company is a dedicated innovator as well. Now, with a quick scan from a smartphone, brewers can access certificates of analysis for their malts anywhere and at any time.
Brewery Local: Swamp Rabbit
Tucked in between the Blue Ridge Mountains and Greenville, Travelers Rest earned its name because travelers would stop there before embarking on the difficult journey into the mountains; oftentimes spending the winter waiting for the mountain snow to clear. A throwback to a time before traffic jams and chain stores, it is filled with family-oriented businesses that cater to the needs of the community.
Brewery Local: Alibi Ale Works
The small town of Incline Village sits on the picturesque north shore of Lake Tahoe. During the mining boom in the late 1800s, lumber for the mines was harvested from the abundant timber supplies around Lake Tahoe. The lumber hauled up 1,400 feet on an incline railway and then dropped through a gravity flume down the western side of the mountain to Carson City.