2021 CROP MITIGATION STRATEGIES

2021 CROP MITIGATION STRATEGIES

2021 CROP MITIGATION STRATEGIES by Country Malt Group Download the Whitepaper OVERVIEW Key grain growing regions in North America experienced record-breaking, sustained heat in early summer 2021, resulting in damaged grain crops, causing elevated proteins, lower than...
S.2, E.24 – Dark Side of the Malt

S.2, E.24 – Dark Side of the Malt

PODCAST GUESTS Axel Göhler Dr. Axel Göhler is the third-generation president of this traditional German malting company now called Best Malz. His grandfather Max Göhler started the company 120 years ago, his father turned it into a leading German malting company, and...
S.2, E.22 – Pink Boots 2021 Hop Blend

S.2, E.22 – Pink Boots 2021 Hop Blend

PODCAST GUESTS Tiffany Pitra Originally from Iowa, Tiffany Pitra relocated to Yakima, Washington in 2010 where she immediately fell in love with the hop industry. Tiffany holds a B.A. from the University of Northern Iowa and in 2014, she completed the UC Davis Applied...
S.2, E.20 – Tales from The BrewDeck

S.2, E.20 – Tales from The BrewDeck

PODCAST GUESTS Geoff Fischer Geoff is a former professional craft brewer with over 15 years’ experience supplying ingredients to both breweries and distilleries. He has taken brewing courses at UC Davis, Distilling courses at the  Siebel Institute and completed the...
S.2, E.18 – Rising Hope

S.2, E.18 – Rising Hope

PODCAST GUESTS Chris Geib Chris Geib has been with the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation since January 2019. One of his first projects assigned was to grow the Brewing Funds the Cure campaign to have a national footprint. With national partners such as CMG, YCH,...
S.2, E.17 – Quality… Grain to Glass

S.2, E.17 – Quality… Grain to Glass

PODCAST GUESTS Steve Harrah Steve Harrah is the Quality Manager for the Country Malt Group and has been with them for the past 11+ years.  Steve has held a variety of roles with CMG, starting production at the warehouse level and working his way up to a warehouse...
S.2, E.16 – Hawaiian Shirt Day

S.2, E.16 – Hawaiian Shirt Day

PODCAST GUESTS Adam Hieronymus Adam Hieronymus is an Inside Sales Representative and an avid homebrewer. “In the year 2000”, he got hooked on brewing with the Mr. Beer Kit and has never looked back.  Adam started with Country Malt Group 4 years ago as Hop Contract...
S.2, E.15 – Fresh Hops of Yakima

S.2, E.15 – Fresh Hops of Yakima

PODCAST GUESTS JT Wattenberg Jeremy “JT” Wattenberg is the Technical Brewery Manager and Sales Liaison for Yakima Chief Hops. During his 11 years working in the industry, JT has seen and worked in almost every aspect of the beer and alcohol business. Fresh out of the...
S.2, E.13 – Munich Mania

S.2, E.13 – Munich Mania

PODCAST GUESTS Teri Fahrendorf Teri Fahrendorf is an American brewer and founder of the Pink Boots Society, an organization that supports women in the brewing industry. She is notable for being one of the first women in the craft brewing industry and her brews have...
S.2, E.11 – Smoothie Sour Hour

S.2, E.11 – Smoothie Sour Hour

PODCAST GUESTS Dan Russo Having started his career in the hospitality industry Dan began working at Eugene, OR based Oakshire Brewing to open up their Public House. In 2014 he received the Glen hay Falconer Scholarship to the American Brewers Guild and upon completion...
S.2, E.10 – Hot Take on Cold IPAs

S.2, E.10 – Hot Take on Cold IPAs

PODCAST GUEST Kevin Davey Kevin Davey began his brewing career at Chuckanut Brewery and Kitchen in Bellingham, WA in 2009 after attending the World Brewing Academy (Siebel Institute in Chicago and Doeman’s Academy in Munich) where he became Lead Brewer. He left...
S.2, E.9 – Spill the Pils

S.2, E.9 – Spill the Pils

PODCAST GUESTS Tyler Schoales After graduating with an Applied Biomolecular Sciences degree from Lakehead University, Tyler began his malting journey with Canada Malting in Calgary, AB, Canada. Over the course of 13 years, Tyler has continued to develop his malting...
S.2, E.7 – Spring Cleaning

S.2, E.7 – Spring Cleaning

PODCAST GUESTS Dana Johnson As the Technical Director of Craft Brewing for Birko, Dana consults craft breweries, wineries, and distilleries on food safety and sanitation practices. He has more than 25 years of experience serving Birko’s brew customers and is known in...
S.2, E.2 – Sucking Diesel

S.2, E.2 – Sucking Diesel

PODCAST GUESTS James Loughran James  Loughran is a 6th generation Irish barley grower.   With a strong passion for sustainable farming and craft beer, James has worked to transition his family farm from commodity production into high quality, brewing spec barley.  ...
S.1, E.10 – FREE BEER

S.1, E.10 – FREE BEER

PODCAST GUESTS John Walker John Walker Co-founder of Athletic and a talented head brewer who took the leap from a great brewpub in Santa Fe (where he was highly awarded) to take on the intellectual challenge of solving non-alcoholic beer. John’s palette is the...
S.1, E.9 – Yeast Buds

S.1, E.9 – Yeast Buds

PODCAST GUESTS Eric Dixon Eric Dixon joined Lallemand as the Midwest technical sales manager in 2018 after working in the brewing industry for several years at breweries all around the USA. Originally from Delaware and now living in Chicago IL. He’s a graduate...