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.”
2019 CBC Symposium Ale Features Rahr Malting Co. & Weyermann® Ingredients
The beer, a red brut IPA called “2019 Craft Brewers Conference Symposium Ale,” was brewed at Sleeping Giant Brewing Company in Denver as a collaboration between members of the Colorado Brewers Guild. Weighing in at 7.0% abv and 42 IBUs with color adjustment from the Sinamar®, the 2019 CBC Symposium Ale will be available to attendees of the Craft Brewers Conference (also look for it at #JunosBar, the BSG beer station at booth #15065).
Introducing Weyermann® Eraclea Pilsner Malt
New to BSG’s portfolio of malts for 2018 is Eraclea Pilsner from Weyermann® Specialty Malts. This terroir malt is grown on the fertile alluvial plain of Eraclea, near Venice, Italy, alongside similarly-renowned agricultural products including grapes for Prosecco and Soave wine, and durum wheat for pasta.
A Trip to Bamberg
Members of the BSG CraftBrewing and BSG Canada teams paid a visit to Bamberg, Germany, home of Weyermann® Specialty Malts. Besides enjoying the famous Weyermann hospitality, our staff got to sample the local beer scene, enjoy luncheon in a barley field, and even do a little brewing. Prost!
Bad Weather, Great Lagers
Bad Weather Brewing Company of St. Paul, MN has built a reputation on their flavorful ales like flagships Ominous (a double brown ale) and Windvane (a red IPA). Recently, though, they’ve added a series of German lagers to their lineup that…
Brewing with Low-Color Malts
“It used to be that a brewery worth its chops had to have an IPA,” says BSG Midwest Sales Director Chris German, “now it’s Pils.”
The 2016 GABF would seem to support this, with record numbers of entries in the pale lager categories.
Selecting Malt for a Whiskey Mashbill
Malt can constitute anywhere from approximately 10% to 100% of a whiskey mashbill. Its role can be simply a natural source of enzymes with which to convert starches, a source of extract in its own right, and a cornerstone of the sensory profile of the finished product, lending flavors of honey, biscuit, grain, earthiness, and […]
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.
It’s Time to Brew that Oktoberfest!
Whether you’re sticking to the Reinheitsgebot (German Purity Law of 1516) or want to make your own twist on the Oktoberfest Märzen style lager, BSG CraftBrewing can provide you with the ingredients you need to brew this long-time enjoyed beer. So, unless you’ve stuck to German tradition and have had your Oktoberfest already aging in a cave or cellar to be enjoyed at the end of summer, then you better get to brewing!