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    Brewery Local: Grey Sail Brewing
    Brewery Local: Grey Sail Brewing

    Westerly, RI

    Population: 22,787

     

    http://greysailbrewing.com/

    Elegant Victorian architecture, displays of exquisite granite work and beautifully landscaped Wilcox Park charm visitors of downtown Westerly, Rhode Island. 

    Fünke Canadien Saison to pour at CBC
    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
    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
    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.

     

    New COA App from Crisp Malting
    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
    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
    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.

     

    Customer Profile: DC Brau and Weyermann Barke® Malts
    Customer Profile: DC Brau and Weyermann Barke® Malts

    BSG is the exclusive distributor of Weyermann® Barke® malts to brewers in North America. This heirloom barley once enjoyed the highest reputation among German brewers and was the most widely used barley variety. Barke® brings an intense malt flavor, full-body and helps promote conditions for improved head retention. 

     

    Hop Pellet Quality
    Hop Pellet Quality

    When it comes to hops, there’s no substitute for quality. For many craft brewers, who are typically using smaller lots of a wide range of hop varieties, understanding the pelletization process and importance of pellet density can help ensure optimal results. 

     

     

    New Managing Director for Crisp Malting Group
    New Managing Director for Crisp Malting Group

    Crisp Malting Group, the British maltsters who supply craft brewers across the US via BSG CraftBrewing, has just announced the appointment of a new managing director. Adrian Dyter, currently global category manager at Carlsberg, will succeed Euan Macpherson in the early summer. Euan will be retiring after 29 years with Crisp and a lifetime career embracing the brewing, distilling and malting industries.