The Scottish Workhorse – Brewhouse Trials with Crisp Scottish Pale Ale Malt
There’s something special to be said for a malt that’s considered the workhorse of many a brewery, and useable in a respectable amount of beer styles. Crisp Scottish Pale Ale Malt is, as its name alludes, 100% Scottish, with a rich color and balanced sweet, malt flavor which is ideally suited to ale brewing. But, you don’t have to take our word for it- just ask Steve Finnie of Little Thistle Brewing Co., and Luc “Bim” Lafontaine of Godspeed Brewery.
Smoke on the Pot Still: Distilling with Crisp Scottish Malt at Corsair Distillery
In crafting the perfect Scotch Whiskey, the malt that goes into the recipe must be plain, peated, or highly diastatic. Between the two malting operations of Crisp in the traditional brewing town of Alloa and in the heart of Speyside, Crisp meets these requirements by creating the finest in distilling malts for Scotch Whiskey. Their lineup of distilling malts includes Crisp Scottish Distillers (High Diastatic Power) Malt, Crisp Scottish Premium Pot Still Malt, and Crisp Scottish Heavy 50 Peated Pot Still Malt.
Inside Crisp- An Interview with Steve LePoidevin
Meet Steve LePoidevin, Sales Director for Crisp. His passion for malting was brought to light as BSG got the chance to chat with him about his role at Crisp, upcoming malts to the Crisp profile, industry trends and some of his takes on craftbrewing.
Women’s Day 2020 Brew Day at Microbrasserie Le Bilboquet
Enjoy a look into the recent Women’s Day Brew Day at Le Bilboquet, made by the new La Sororité group founded to help women organize and execute collaborative brews. These beers give back to the local community through donations to local women’s charities in Quebec. The recipe is a take on a Classic Oatmeal Stout, […]
Brewgooder Global Gathering
BSG and Crisp Malt partnered with Brewgooder to encourage craft brewers in the US to participate in the Global Gathering, a fundraiser to provide clean water for people in developing countries.
Crisp Customers Win Big at 2019 SIBA & GBBF
lot of award-winning brewers made Crisp malt part of their path to victory at this year’s Great British Beer Festival and Society of Independent Brewers National Independent Beer Awards.
We had a wonderful time seeing friends old and new at the 2019 Craft Brewers Conference in Denver – here are just a few of our fond memories from the gathering. See you next year in San Antonio!
Historic Malt: RMI Analytics Heirloom & Terroir Symposium Recap
On November 12th, RMI Analytics held the RMI Analytics Heirloom & Terroir Barley and Malt Symposium in Nuremberg, Germany to explore the histories behind various “all-but-forgotten” malt varieties. The symposium dove into the real and imagined potential of these varieties, as well as their scientific challenges, sensory characteristics, success stories, and tips and tricks; all in the context of modern brew houses and malt. Over 100 attendees from assorted countries were there representing different areas of barley breeding, farming, malting, distribution, sales, and breweries. Speakers from these diverse areas of the industry covered those topics with in-depth presentations about heirloom and terroir barley varieties.
Clear Choice Malt
Craft beer drinkers throughout the U.S. could soon be seeing the results of innovation in malt. “Clear Choice Malt” produced by Crisp Maltings reduces haze in cask and bottled beer. It is aimed at craft brewers who are looking to perfect their quality at the same time as lowering energy costs – and increasing brewing capacity!
Recap: ACSA 2018
The 2018 ACSA Distillers Convention in Pittsburgh was an excellent celebration of 5 years of the ACSA and craft distilling in the US. The team from BSG Distilling and Crisp Malting enjoyed the opportunity to meet many of our customers and colleagues and enjoy a dram or three. It’s probably safe to say that this […]
BSG and Crisp at ACSA 2018
BSG Distilling is excited to return as a sponsor of the 2018 American Craft Spirit Association’s Distillers Convention, “the largest gathering of licensed craft spirits producers in the US.”
Style Profile: Irish Whiskey
The history of whiskey is intimately connected to Ireland, with distilling thought to have begun in that country as early as the 11th century and has remained a major center of production since. The word itself comes from the Gaelic uisce beatha, “water of life.”