By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC VANCOUVER, Wash. – Bryan Shull grew up in the shadow of Great Western Malting. Both his grandfather and father made their careers there, and for a time during college he worked there as well.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Using traditional breeding techniques, scientists at Washington State University are developing barley varieties with qualities that are sought after for making malted barley – the staple ingredient of beer and whiskey.
By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Demand for locally grown beer and booze has set the stage for craft brewing and distilling industries to capitalize on the flavors of western Washington wheat and barley.
By Terri Reddout, WSU Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension PROSSER – Informed beer drinkers everywhere are raising a toast to Washington State University, home of a new federal program to fight disease in hops, the ingredient that flavors and preserves America’s favorite brew. Most sought after hops Some of the world’s most […]