Gambrinus Munich Dark in the Brewhouse: More Brewing Company
Gambrinus Munich Dark offers consistent color, quality, and brown sugar sweetness.
TNS HopBurst® Nectaron® in the Brewhouse: BlackStack Brewing
Open since 2017, St. Paul, Minnesota’s BlackStack Brewing bills itself as a local craft brewery and taproom featuring soft and squishy IPAs, fruity sours, and crispy lagers. Hop-freaks far and wide love ‘em for their Hazies, NEIPAs, West Coasts, and more. Having proven themselves most skilled with extreme hop charges, we wanted to find out […]
ALDC in the Brewhouse: Riverlands Brewing
Beerly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called Alpha Acetolactate Decarboxylase. Also known as ALDC, it’s a helpful enzyme that prevents the formation of diacetyl by converting its chemical precursor during fermentation. We heard through the grapevine that Eric Bramwell, Co-Founder and Head Brewer at Riverlands Brewing in Illinois, has […]
Rahr North Star Pils in the Brewhouse: Revolution Brewing, Rev Pils
The Big Hurt. His Royal Airness. Hurricane Ditka. Rev Pils. Chicago icons, one and all. Joining us today on the BSG Blog is Jim Cibak, Brewmaster at Revolution Brewing and noted expert on golf-course beers. He’s here to talk about the latest trade buzz in his brewhouse, where they’ve recently swapped out their former base […]
HS Sitiva® Brings Big Citrus Energy to MashCraft IPA
Andrew Castner from MashCraft Brewing switched to HS Sitiva in their top-selling IPA and couldn’t be happier.
Here’s What a Master Pyrotechnician Thinks About Crisp Heritage Malt
Greetings, Grain Brains. It’s our big BSG pleasure to welcome Nick Gislason to the blog. Gislason is Head Brewer and Owner of Hanabi Lager Co., a brewery he manages with his wife Jennifer Angelosante out in Napa, California. Together they’re laser-focused on producing “grain-forward lager” – clean, crisp, and flavorful beers that showcase the subtle […]
TNS Hop Oils in the Brewhouse: Fulton Hop Water
Allow us to introduce Mike Salo, Vice President of Brewing Operations at Fulton Beer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He’s here to talk a bit about using TNS Hop Oils to create Fulton Hop Water, a non-alcoholic hoppy sparkling water offering zero carbs, zero calories, and zero ABV. For fans of hop-forward beers searching for a buzz-free […]
Rahr Dextrin: Utility Malt or Magic Ingredient?
Known for improving mouthfeel in hazy styles and for contributing perfect pillowy foam to Pilsners, Rahr Dextrin Malt has just one job: Making your beer better. Depending on how much you include in your malt bill, Rahr Dextrin may produce subtle flavors of grain, bread, and raw barley. Logan Smith, Head Brewer at El Segundo […]
Talking Malts, Medals, and Metal with Ghost Town Brewing
Get to Know Oakland CA’s Ghost Town Brewing, 2022 GABF Brewery of the Year
Lakes & Legends Brewing Co. Brews a Wild Bock with Fermentis BR-8
Many brewers love the flavors produced by a wild Brettanomyces bruxellensis yeast, but they often shy away from using it due to its unpredictability. Thankfully with SafBrew™ BR-8 from Fermentis you can now get all the distinctive flavors of Brett brux but with more control and reliability. Kabel Lefto, Lead Brewer at Lakes & Legends […]
Rahr Dextrin Malt in the Brewhouse: Ragged Island Brewing, Summer Wheat Lager
Whether you’re looking to boost mouthfeel in a hazy or to show off a mousse like foam stand on a pils, Rahr Dextrin Malt was designed to improve your beer. The malt’s lower modification and higher protein levels provide better body, improved haze formation, and stable foam, while its low color makes it suitable to […]
Gambrinus Honey Malted Oats in the Brewhouse: Forgotten Star Brewing, Oatmeal Stout
Gambrinus Honey Malted Oats came about by combining the best of two great things: the flavor characteristics of Gambrinus Honey Malt and the ongoing popularity of New England-style and hazy IPAs. It provides strong bready, grainy, and sweet notes but its darker color, sweetness, and ability to build body set it apart from other malted oats on the […]