Building Better Partnerships: Old Flame Brewing and CanCraft
Canada’s most-awarded craft lager brewery is on a mission to make people fall in love with lager. To that end, Old Flame Brewing’s core lineup features five fantastic bottom-fermented beers, including a Blonde Helles, a Red Vienna, and even a Schwarzbier if you can believe it. We connected with Old Flame’s Richard Park to learn […]
Winning with Weyermann® Specialty Malts
GABF medal winners tell us how it feels to win with Weyermann®.
Springtime Means It’s Bock o’Clock
Just as surely as the early Spring sun replaces snow with slush, the first breath of warm weather tends to turn some brewers’ minds toward Maibock. Maibock, of course, is what our friends in Germany call a strong lager consumed during the month of May. You gotta love it – they have a clever word […]
Holy Beer! Praise and Glory to the Trappist
Although religious devotion to beer may seem like a modern phenomenon unique to millennials and the craft movement, beer and religion have been connected as long as well…beer and religion. Whether in celebration or condemnation, beer has always played a role in humanity’s spiritual life. In fact, some of the earliest brewers were monks and […]
Around the World with Weyermann®: A Tour of Terroir and Heirloom Malts
Way back in 1879, the same year Edison invented the light bulb in New Jersey, Johann Baptist Weyermann pitched a tent and fired up a malt-roasting drum in Bamberg, Germany. The world’s been a brighter place ever since. What was true 143 years ago remains true today: Great beer comes from great ingredients. With their […]
Doppelbock, the perfect winter beer?
The days are getting shorter, the air a little cooler and the trees have nearly shed all their leaves. Yes, it would seem despite our best efforts, winter is coming. And what better way to blunt the frozen fist of Jack Frost than with a pint of beer? But not just any beer will do. […]
Weyermann® Isaria 1924® in the Brewhouse: Ecliptic Brewing Maibock
Isaria 1924® is a new heirloom malt from Weyermann® first developed in Bavaria in 1912 and approved for commercial use in 1924, making it the oldest certified German brewing barley variety. Isaria was very popular with German brewers during first half of the 20th century, contributing its genes to many successful descendants. Now, thanks to […]
IPA Is Still Cool, Right? Cold IPA Revisited
Since we first wrote about Cold IPAs a year ago they’ve become much more common on taplists, retail shelves, and in the beer blogosphere. This summer we’re coming in hot to revisit Cold IPA: what it is, what it isn’t, and what makes it go. What it is Cold IPA fuses classic West Coast IPA […]
Find Your Way in the Dark
Despite what certain North American traditions would have you believe, the Irish do not drink green beer. Instead, they prefer their beer quite the opposite. Their style of choice is a dark and rich quality stout. In fact, the most famous Irish stout was used as a panacea of all matter of ailments and has […]
Weyermann® Recipes for Heirloom, Terroir, & Traditional Malts
Axel Jany from Weyermann® Specialty Malts joined us for a webinar entitled “Base Malts With A Story” (watch it here). Here are the recipes referenced in that episode, featuring heirloom, terroir, and traditional malts from Weyermann®.
Inside Weyermann®- An Interview with Axel Jany
Meet Axel Jany, International Customer Consultant for Weyermann® Specialty Malt. BSG got the chance to catch up with him and dive deep into his role at Weyermann®, his experience in brewing, what interests him, and a peek into the heart of Weyermann® malts.
Weyermann® Harvest Bier with Tivoli Brewing
“With the Weyermann® Harvest Bier (Erntebier) we revive an almost forgotten, old brewing tradition. It was brewed to nourish and reward hard-working farmers and harvest workers during their strenuous work. Despite the slightly lower alcohol content, it presents a pleasant hop note, and the creamy mouthfeel turns this brew into a tasty and refreshing beer.”