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CGB and Brooks Grain Mill Coming Soon

A new milling and bagging facility update.
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A Weekend with the Tennessee Distillers’ Guild

We recently had the opportunity to travel to beautiful Townsend, Tennessee for the Grains and Grits Festival!  The event, hosted by the Tennessee Distillers Guild each year, celebrates tasty Southern cuisine and the array of artisan spirits produced throughout the state. Our team had the best time immersing ourselves in some Tennessee culture and enjoying all the bites and booze local restaurants and Guild members had to offer! The tasting event featured more than 30 distilleries from ...
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From Milling to Distilling

Hi friends! Exciting things are happening at Brooks Grain! As many of you know, we are opening a brand new, state-of-the-art milling and bagging facility at the end of this year to cater to our craft customers. Nate, Jeff, and I just got back from Kansas State from milling training and we have never been more anxious for this project to launch!  We spent last week trying to prepare and learn as much as we could from the experts.  The Brooks team is proud to be able to be...
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Distilling 101 – A Moonshine University Experience

It’s the beginning of my second week in my new role as a Sales Professional for Brooks Grain.  As a newcomer to the industry, I’m excited (and, admittedly, a little nervous) about the week ahead.  I’m about to begin the six-day distillers course at Moonshine University in Louisville, Kentucky! Moonshine University brings together the “who’s who” of the distilling industry to teach professionals, enthusiasts, vendors, and entrepreneurs an all-inc...
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New Look

Our new branded look…updated and great looking.  
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Our New Website

We have a great new website!
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Wheat Production Report Overview

Overall in the United States, despite the climate change, wheat production is above previous levels. All wheat growth combined is forecasted to be up 6%. These predictions are about on par with the industry predictions of 2.149 billion bushels.  The only type of wheat that is expected to see a negative hit is winter wheat. Forecasts of the production have it currently down 3% but that is still greater than the 2014 yield. In total there is expected to be a 33.3 million acres of winter ...
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Brooks Grain is Sponsoring Grains & Grits Festival

Brooks Grain is sponsoring the Townsend Grains & Grits Festival!The event is taking place on November 5th, 2016 in Townsend, Tennessee at The Peaceful Side of the Smokies. This amazing venue is nestled in a beautiful corner of Eastern Tennessee near the Great Smoky Mountains. This is the perfect setting for outdoor recreation, so you may want to stay a few extra days and enjoy the stunning scenery and limitless hiking trails after the festival!The Townsend Grain & Grits Festival&nbs...
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The Business of Craft Spirits – Minneapolis

This month the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal will be getting a few of the twin cities local distilleries together in one room to discuss the past, present and future of the craft spirits business!Our very own Cara Fields will be on the panel of experts discussing the past, present and future of the craft spirits business! Be sure to follow along with this conversation on Twitter using the hashtag: #mspbjspiritsSome of the other panelists will be Bob McManus from 11 wells, Chris Mo...
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What Makes a Grain Whiskey?

Whiskies vary greatly in flavor and form depending upon their composition, agedness, and the distillery method used to get them from plant form into your glass.  Acquiring a taste for whiskey is a worthy pursuit inviting one with an adventurous spirit to call themselves a whiskey drinker.  A true whiskey connoisseur will tell you that whiskies vastly differ one from another and a small piece of the puzzle is whether the whiskey is a grain whiskey or a malt whiskey.Although ba...
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