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Brooklyn Brewery, 21st Amendment and Funkwerks Sign Agreement with MicroStar Logistics

Complementing the recent announcement of an innovative new shared sales and distribution platform with 21st Amendment Brewery and Funkwerks Brewing Company, Brooklyn Brewery has partnered with MicroStar Logistics to deliver keg supply-chain solutions for its partner breweries. This keg logistics platform will drive efficiencies, flexibility, and sustainability benefits for 21st Amendment, Funkwerks, Brooklyn and future participating breweries.

Briess Malt & Ingredient Announces Manitowoc Expansion

Company officials at Briess Malt & Ingredients Co. have announced that a $17 million expansion of its barley processing and malting facility in Manitowoc, WI, is scheduled to start immediately. The plan includes replacing an aging structure, and installing a roaster and automated packaging line for the production and packaging of specialty roasted malts.

GPI introduces FLOMEC QSI Interface Board

Great Plains Industries® (GPI) announced the release of a FLOMEC QSI Interface Board today. The QSI is a multi-functional interface unit designed to enhance product functionality and provide fully-featured communication protocols and process output signals for FLOMEC meters, as well as other flowmeter brands.

Admiral Maltings Produces Malt for California Brewers

California’s first modern floor-malting facility, Admiral Maltings harkens back to pre-Prohibition days when malt houses sourced local barley for regional breweries. With their traditional, yet state of the art facility now in production, Admiral produces premium malt with 100% sustainably grown barley procured from California family farms. Three batches resulting in 27 tons of fresh malt is shipping to Northern California’s finest brewers who will brew more than 500 barrels from Admiral malt.

Steam-Distilled ‘Hopzoil’ Product to be Distributed Globally

Green Acre Farms, Inc. of Toppenish, WA and Glacier Hops Ranch, Inc. of Whitefish, MT jointly announced the collaborative agreement, under which the essential hop oils product produced using fresh hops, will be globally marketed and distributed under the Hopzoil™ brand.

YCH Hops Receives Patent Pending Status for ‘Cryo Hops’ Process

Yakima Chief – Hopunion, LLC (YCH HOPS) has acquired patent pending status for features of its proprietary Cryo Hops® process technology used to produce the revolutionary hop products: LupuLN2® Hop Pellets and Debittered Leaf. This innovative technology is the first of its kind in the hop production industry.

Brewcraft USA Opens Chicago Distribution Warehouse

The Brewcraft USA Chicago facility will join the four current U.S. locations, Vancouver, WA; Dallas, TX; Asheville, NC; Champlain, NY – supplying homebrew retailers and craft brewers with a wide array of brewing ingredients and equipment.

Plater Group to Manufacture Vegan Flocculant

Following a year of successful trials Plater Bio is now manufacturing a natural ingredient that could revolutionise the real ale industry! The product is called chitosan and is extracted from specially cultured fungi.

Fermented Labs Launches BREWD Software for Canadian Taxes

Fermented Labs, creator of BREWD, the fastest growing provider of software to the craft beer industry, released full support for Canadian taxes including a pass through of taxes to Quickbooks Online.