Country Malt Group
Country Malt Group1 day ago

A short supply of the 2020 blend is still available!! The blend received 4.5 stars, so it's a winner! Pink Boots Society receives $3.00/lb sold. Remember, this is how Pink Boots Society received a check for $117,000 at the beginning of this year! It's the...

Country Malt Group
Country Malt Group3 days ago

THE FINAL 2021 PINK BOOTS HOP BLEND IS...? SAVE THE DATE! OCTOBER 7, 2020 @ 4:00pm PST. Tune in live when the final 2021 Pink Boots proprietary hop blend will be disclosed. This event will be hosted by Kelly Lohrmeyerand Tiffany Pitrafrom Yakima Chief Hops...

Country Malt Group
Country Malt Group4 days ago

Learn about the malting process, malt CoA, troubleshoot brewhouse operations based on malt quality, & maximize yield. Q&A time from presenters: Ben Smith from Surly, Tyler Schoales from Country Malt Group, & Aaron Justus from Ballast Point Brewing.
https://zcu.io/NNKP

Country Malt Group
Country Malt Group1 week ago

Spotlight on Business Magazine sat down with Bryan Bechard, President of United Malt Group’s global Warehouse & Distribution business to talk about his, ever-evolving business and the 25th year anniversary of Country Malt Group.
Article link: https://zcu.io/j2xY

4 days ago
Learn about the malting process, malt CoA, troubleshoot brewhouse operations based on malt quality, & maximize yield. Q&A time from presenters: Ben Smith from Surly, Tyler Schoales from Country Malt Group, & Aaron Justus from Ballast Point Brewing.
https://t.co/mqwHmhdxeJ https://t.co/UPIwGqpA4c
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2 weeks ago
Next on the BrewDeck, Dr. Axel Göhler of @BESTMALZ & Luther Paul of @lakefront. Now available for your listening pleasure, "Beer, The German Way" ⚓ https://t.co/q3voblk6Jh
A little teaser - Luther's favorite German word is ungespundet. https://t.co/VQQfIwSiMC
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3 weeks ago
Don't forget to check out the latest episode of #TheBrewDeck podcast. You'll learn about why contracting hops is a must, and how the current hop crop is shaping up.
#ApplePodcasts: https://t.co/hBZFRNiNSF
#Spotify: https://t.co/HRVNoBhsox
#craftbeer #hops #doubleIPA https://t.co/Vi18GoImZQ
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3 weeks ago
What will brewing look like in #2045? Personal brewery backpacks? Robots brewing beer? Hard to say, but in the meantime, you can check out our new catalog, inspired by what we think another 25 years will bring. #craftbeer #futurebeer https://t.co/ToL93b3jFB CountryMalt photo
3 weeks ago
HAPPY LABOR DAY WEEKEND TO ALL! Grab your favorite craft beverage and spend some time relaxing on the long weekend - you deserve it!

- All Offices are Closed for Labor Day. https://t.co/INLoSWwk1s
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4 weeks ago
We're excited to announce the release of #The BrewDeck.
Season 1 is underway and you don't want to miss episodes 1 & 2, American Whiskey, and All Things Hops.
Follow the link to listen to the episodes: https://t.co/elGUr2PMmg and don't forget to subscribe! https://t.co/i9CTvOyoCD
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GERMAN BARLEY, GERMAN MALT

GERMAN BARLEY, GERMAN MALT

German Barley, German Malt The best brewing barley for the best malt German grown barley for brewing is an excellent raw material. How does BESTMALZ ensure to get the best barley? Let’s explore the process! Activity picks up at BESTMALZ’s malthouses in Wallertheim...

WHAT IS TANK PASSIVATION?

WHAT IS TANK PASSIVATION?

As more Breweries open across the US, it’s important to take a step back and make sure new and even more seasoned brewers understand the basic principles of tank passivation and the differences in the various methods. When new tanks arrive they are often shipped...

TERI DOWN UNDER

TERI DOWN UNDER

GWM’s Malt Innovation Center Manager, Teri Fahrendorf, was invited to Australia to judge the Australia Independent Beer Awards, speak at AUS IBA BrewCon about Specialty Malts, serve on the Brewers vs. Growers Panel at IBA BrewCon, collab-brew with CryerMalt...

KATIE MAIN

KATIE MAIN

Name: Katie Main Position: Hops Contract Specialist Hometown: Vancouver, WA Favorite Part of Working at Country Malt Group: Getting to know and interact with our customers. Brewers are some of the best people that I have been given the chance to meet. Very down to...

HAVE MALT, WILL TRAVEL

HAVE MALT, WILL TRAVEL

I travel for work. I travel a lot. Over the last 20 plus years, I’ve logged several million air miles and have been incredibly fortunate to have been able to visit many of the world’s old-school brewing meccas, including Pilsen, Munich, London, and Brussels to name...

ELEVATED GRAINS

ELEVATED GRAINS

Although spring has just begun and the fall harvest is far from now, for Canada Malting it is never too early to start planning for the new barley crop. Canada Malting is constantly focused on the crop to assure the availability and quality of malting barley for...

EMBRACING THE PASTRY-ARCHY

EMBRACING THE PASTRY-ARCHY

Pastry stouts have become commonplace in many markets across the world. Brewers have begun to expand on flavors to create dessert like beers—taking stouts to a different level. Flavors such as vanilla, chocolate, maple, cinnamon, coffee, strawberry, and coconut are...

TRISH HUNT

TRISH HUNT

Name:  Trish Hunt  Position:  Customer Service Representative Hometown: I was born in Ellenburg Center, NY and attended Northern Adirondack Central School. After graduating from High School in 1993 I moved to Plattsburgh, NY where I’ve lived for 24 years with my...

THE MERITS OF MALT TOTES

THE MERITS OF MALT TOTES

In the past few years, I’ve come across many startups and existing breweries that didn’t know the benefits of buying base malt in one ton totes or they didn’t even know the option existed.  A tote contains 2000-2200lb of malt depending if the base malt is domestic...

TURKEY BOWLING FOR CHARITY!

TURKEY BOWLING FOR CHARITY!

It’s late Fall in Seattle.  A time when most of the leaves have fallen to the ground, the days are shorter with gray rainy skies, and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. This means only one thing for Seattle area brewers – it’s time for Turkey Bowl! This year,...

NAVIGATING THE NEW HARVEST

NAVIGATING THE NEW HARVEST

Winter is right around the corner and we all know what that means! It’s nearly time for new crop malt to be making its way to your brewhouse. Depending on the quality of the previous crop year, this can be a long-awaited moment or a brew where nothing ends up as it...

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