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    Reevaluating Dry Hop Techniques
    Reevaluating Dry Hop Techniques

    It’s a new year, a new decade, and a great time to reevaluate some of your brewery SOPs. As craft brewers, many of us have adopted a brewing-inspired version of the ”day you stop learning...” mantra: “The day we stop improving, is the day we turn in our boots.” Inspired by that attitude, maybe it’s time to reconsider your dry hopping procedures, or at least take a hard, educated look at them.

    BSG's Shakopee, MN Distribution Center Receives FSSC 22000 Certification
    BSG's Shakopee, MN Distribution Center Receives FSSC 22000 Certification

    This certification underlines BSG’s commitment to quality, consistency and service. Food safety is important to BSG and we want our customers to be confident the ingredients provided are produced to standards above and beyond government regulations. 

    The American Agave Spirit
    The American Agave Spirit

    Using the name of ‘Tequila’ for agave spirits is regulated, and can only be used for blue agave spirits produced in specific places in Mexico: the state of Jalisco, and parts of Guanajuato, Tamaulipas, Michoacán, and Nayarit. This leaves distillers outside of those regions, especially in the US, with the need to create alternative titles for their agave produced spirits. 

    BSG Hops: Building Better Pellets in the Yakima Valley
    BSG Hops: Building Better Pellets in the Yakima Valley

    BSG Hops is an independent hop processor and merchant based out of Wapato in the Yakima Valley. Set in the heart of the US hop region, we source hops directly from our grower partners around the world. Freshly dried whole cones are received by our expert staff and immediately evaluated against our strict quality standards. Hop quality does not end in the field however, and this is where BSG’s hop processing expertise shows through. 

    Introducing NZH-107
    Introducing NZH-107

    NZH-107 is a proprietary experimental release developed jointly between New Zealand Hops, Ltd. and Brewers Supply Group. NZH-107 was created as part of the BSG Hop Solutions program. 

    In the Industry: Maltster Moment with Rahr Malting Co.'s Aaron Eernisse
    In the Industry: Maltster Moment with Rahr Malting Co.'s Aaron Eernisse

    What does it take to bring high-quality, dependable malt to your brewery? Last week we sat down with Aaron Eenisse, the Director of Operations for Malt Production at Rahr Malting Co. to discuss malting and what factors into each kernel.

    BSG to be Exclusive Distributor of Dingemans Malt in North America
    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. 

    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.