BSG Adds Distribution Center in Oceanside CA

Brewers Supply Group is excited to announce a new distribution center in Oceanside, CA. The Oceanside facility joins BSG’s existing California facilities in San Leandro and Napa, and will allow BSG to provide better service, expanded availability of ingredients, and lower freight costs to customers in the
Posted: October 16, 2017 By: Comment: 0

Yeast Selection for Fruit Distillates

Many types of orchard fruit are now or soon will be in season, and distillers across North America will be preparing washes. Fermentation is where many congeners are created and fruit flavors enhanced or lost. Here are some yeast strains to consider using for this season’s brandies, schnapps, applejacks,
Posted: August 8, 2017 By: Comment: 0

Crisp Gleneagles Distillers’ Malts

The village of Portgordon, Scotland is home to Crisp Malting Group’s Gleneagles maltings. Located in the heart of Speyside, just miles from the storied River Spey, Gleneagles supplies malts to distilleries down the road and around the world. BSG Distilling has worked with Crisp to bring these malts to
Posted: July 12, 2017 By: Comment: 0

Distiller Profile: Balcones Distilling

http://www.balconesdistilling.com/ Started in 2008 in Waco, Texas, Balcones Distilling produced the first state-made whiskey in Texas since prohibition. This whiskey called Baby Blue has won praise from critics and over a dozen awards including most recently the Double Gold at the 2016 San Francisco International Spirits Competition. We spoke
Posted: June 13, 2017 By: Comment: 0

Distiller Profile: Big Escambia Spirits

Atmore, Alabama Nestled along the banks of Escambia Creek in Atmore, Alabama stand two non-descript buildings. No signage provides any clue as to what may churn inside, but knock on the door and you’ll enter the world of the new age of distilling in Alabama. The facility has been
Posted: May 30, 2017 By: Comment: 0

Style Profile: Irish Whiskey

The history of whiskey is intimately connected to Ireland, with distilling thought to have begun in that country as early as the 11th century and has remained a major center of production since. The word itself comes from the Gaelic uisce beatha, “water of
Posted: December 20, 2016 By: Comment: 0

Rahr Malting Co. Products Moving to 55 lb Sacks

(updated January 12, 2017) Beginning in 2017, Rahr Malting Co. products will be packaged in 55 lb (25 kg) sacks. When:  The following BSG warehouses will begin shipping Rahr products in 55 lb sacks on February 27, 2017: Providence, RI Denver, CO Vancouver, WA San Leandro, CA Houston, TX 55 lb sacks
Posted: December 12, 2016 By: Comment: 0

Distiller’s Malt Highlight: MCI Irish Distillers Malt

Malting Company of Ireland, Ltd. has been producing malt for brewers and distillers since 1858. Originating as a floor maltings attached to the Beamish & Crawford Brewery in Cork, MCI expanded with a Boby drum plant in 1965 in Ballincollig to supply Irish Distillers and Murphy’s. The plant was
Posted: July 12, 2016 By: Comment: 0