•Master Brewers Association of America (MBAA) District Michigan
Invites members $10.00 and non-members $15.00 to attend the following meeting:
When - Thursday March 10th, 2011
10:30 a.m.-board meeting
Where - Seven Islands Reception Hall, which is directly above The Red Salamander.
The address is 902 E. Saginaw Hwy, Grand Ledge MI.
This should show up on a map or GPS as Just a little less than a half mile East of M-100 on Saginaw.
Contact – Karl Glarner’s cell phone for directions is 517-881-9426 and the store phone is 517-627-2012.
Speaker – our own Dave Duff, of Fleetwood Goldco Wyard, speaking on the principles of pasteurization and review of flash and tunnel technologies
If attending, please contact Secretary Ken Belau, KBelau@bellsbeer.com
2011 District Michigan of the Master Brewers Association of the Americas Board.
President, Rex Halfpenny, MIbeerguyd@aol.com, Michigan Beer Guide
Vice President, Eric Kuhnhenn, firstname.lastname@example.org (Kuhnhenn B.C
Treasurer, John Haggerty, email@example.com (New Holland B.C.)
Secretary & Technical Chair, Ken, Belau, KBelau@bellsbeer.com, Bells Brewery
Board of Governors for Dist. MI, John Mallet Bell's Brewery
Publicity Chair, Debbie Smith, Enerco
Past President, Marty Rapnicki, firstname.lastname@example.org, BARTS.
Brewers and allied trade are reminded and encouraged to join now to gain all the benefits of membership which include the MBAA Technical Quarterly and MBAA Communicator, member pricing on events and publications, access to scientific research, participation in educational opportunities and the sharing of information within the MBAA network of 3,500 industry professionals worldwide. Annual professional membership is $100.00, or $35.00 for students studying to enter the industry.
District Michigan membership is an additional $30.00, with a $15.00 renewal after the first year.
Anyone wishing to join the MBAA may contact Rex Halfpenny (see above)
Or you may join online at www.mbaa.com/membinfo/joinnow.htm.
•The Michigan Brewers Guild. Website: www.michiganbrewersguild.org
Date: June 22, 2011
Contact: Bernadette Wasdovitch, Marketing Communications Manager
Briess is named Wisconsin Business Friend of Environment
Industries, Inc. was presented the Wisconsin Business Friend of the
Environment Award-Medium Size recently for leadership in environmental
stewardship. The award was presented by the Wisconsin Environmental
Working Group, an affiliate of Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce.
of the company's "Green With Briess" program were cited in the
nomination. The company-wide, all-encompassing sustainability program
was initiated in 2005. By 2010 it had reduced energy consumption and
emissions the equivalent of 288 fewer trips being driven around the
earth. The majority of the reductions occurred in manufacturing plants
through capital improvements and innovative redesign of systems and
processes. In addition, 99 percent of all waste streams at Briess are
'Green with Briess' initiative came about through suggestions from our
employee base," Company President/COO Gordon Lane explained. "We started
by changing several of our processing methods to reduce utility usage
on a continued basis. Our Green With Briess policy now requires all new
processing to employ energy standards that will further reduce our
utility usage. Overall we're actively reviewing, changing and finding
ways to positively impact the environment in our daily manufacturing
was one of nine small, medium and large to receive BFOE awards in the
areas of environmental stewardship, environmental innovation and
pollution prevention. This is the 22nd year in a row that BFOE awards
were presented. An independent panel of judges representing industry,
the Department of Natural Resources, the environmental community and
academia selected the winners. WMC is Wisconsin's largest business
association, representing 3,500 employers which provide jobs to nearly
500,000 Wisconsin residents.
Midnight Wheat Malt now available year 'round
WISCONSIN—Briess Malt & Ingredients Co. has announced that Midnight
Wheat Malt, the summer release in its Maltster's Reserve Series, is now
available year 'round. A new malt to replace it in the seasonal malt
series will be announced next year.
Wheat Malt was developed specifically to deliver color without any
bitter, astringent, dry flavors or aftertaste. It is well suited for
Black IPAs, Schwarzbier, dark lagers and any beer in need of color
without harsh or bitter flavors. At 550º Lovibond, it is the darkest
roasted malt produced by Briess. In addition to having no bitter,
astringent, dry flavors or aftertaste, Midnight Wheat Malt starts
slightly sweet, delivers mild roasted/chocolate/coffee flavors and
finishes very clean.
For more information contact Briess at 920.800.0806 or email@example.com.