Nature alone is infinitely rich,
and she alone forms the great artist.
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
The average gives the world its substance,
the exceptional gives it its value.
Making the simple, awesomely simple,
Simply the BEST. Since 1899. Made in Germany.
A BESTMALZ customer – Cascade Brewing in Portland, Oregon
Tart, barrel-aged beers are the emerging beer style and Cascade Brewing is a pioneer of the Northwest style sour beer movement. They are, by nature, the definition of artisanal brewing – not bound by stylistic guidelines, just their own imagination and the ingredients they can access.
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is a microbrewery based in Milton, Delaware, founded by Sam Calagione. It first opened as a brewpub in downtown Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, in June of 1995 and has been a rapidly growing brewery. They now brew nearly 20 styles of beer that are sold in more than 25 states.
Flying Fish Brewing is the largest craft brewery in New Jersey producing a range of beers year-round, along with a variety of seasonal specialties. Flying Fish beers were the first in the region to be featured at the Great British Beer Festival, Oregon Brewers Festival and Canada’s Biere de Mondial Festival. Flying Fish beers are eight-time medal winners at the Great American Beer Festival, the most of any New Jersey brewery.
Founded by Greg Koch and Steve Wagner in 1996, the San Diego-based Stone Brewing Co. is the 9th largest craft brewer in the United States. Stone has been listed on the Inc. 500
5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies list 11 times, and has been called the “All-time Top Brewery on Planet Earth” by BeerAdvocate magazine twice. Known for its bold, flavorful and largely hop-centric beers, Stone has earned a reputation for brewing outstanding, unique beers while maintaining an unwavering commitment to sustainability, business ethics, philanthropy and the art of brewing.
Terrapin Beer Company is a craft brewery founded by Brian “Spike” Buckowski and John Cochran in Athens, Georgia, USA. Terrapin introduced its first beer, the Rye Pale Ale in April of 2002. Six months later while only available on draft in Athens, Terrapin’s sole offering won the American Pale Ale Gold Medal at the 2002 Great American Beer Festival. Both Athens and Terrapin have a great love of music, are committed to the environment, and practice living life to the fullest.
Yazoo Brewing Company is a regional brewery in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. It was founded in 2003 by Brewmaster Linus Hall, and has since expanded operations and won numerous awards. Yazoo beer can now be found in most of Tennessee, Mississippi, and northern Alabama. They are the proud brewers of Gerst beer, reviving a brand that was once a Nashville legend before Prohibition, and are excited to be riding the wave of good beer that is sweeping across the Southeast!
Founded in 2009 by local homebrewers in Huntsville, Alabama, Straight to Ale has grown from humble beginnings to be one of the largest craft breweries in the state. Distributed in Alabama, Tennessee, Northern/Central Mississippi, the Florida Panhandle and Atlanta, Straight to Ale produces a wide variety of flavorful brews including 4 year-round beers, 3 seasonals and a host of occasionals and special releases.
The Brauerei Schützengarten was founded 1779 in St. Gallen and is both the oldest as well as one of the most modern and innovative breweries in Switzerland. Since its founding, Schützengarten has been independent, yet deeply rooted in Eastern Switzerland. Every year Schützengarten brews approx. 175,000 hectoliters of flavor-rich beer for every taste. A large percentage of this flows into hotel & restaurant establishments. The regular winning of Gold medals awarded in the DLG Quality competition is the proof that Schützengarten brews beers with a consistently high level of quality.
Redpoint Brewing Company produces American style, hand-crafted beer brewed locally in Taiwan. Two Americans who began as homebrewers, successfully made the leap to professional brewing. Redpoint Brewing is doing it big, making great beer, and influencing their Taiwan counterparts with the gift of American style craft beer.
Located in Northern Vermont the Lost Nation brewery takes inspiration from lesser known European beer styles, along with local Vermont life to guide our brews. The attention to detail, modern equipment, and love for beer help produce truly authentic, unique beers.
Heavy Seas Beer is brewed by Clipper City Brewing Company, in Baltimore, Maryland. The brewery was established by Hugh Sisson in 1995. Previously, Sisson operated Maryland’s first brewpub, Sisson’s. In 2010, the brewery rebranded. While the name of the company remains Clipper City Brewing Company, all of its beer falls under the Heavy Seas brand. Heavy Seas currently offers a variety of beer styles, of which some won renowned US beer awards. Heavy Seas beers sell in 18 states, from Florida to Maine and as far west as Michigan.
A BESTMALZ customer – Privatbrauerei Hoepfner GmbH
Hoepfner is a brewery with a long tradition. Founded in 1798, the brewery is one of the oldest companies in Karlsruhe still in operation. For six generations, Hoepfner has been brewing beers with special, unmistakably distinctive tastes. Great importance is placed on diversity and variety. Currently, the brewery offers seventeen different types of beer. Hoepfner sensitively exploits the distinctness of natural raw materials to produce truly unique beers, such as the divinely tart Pilsner, black Porter or the lively and bold “Kräusen”, (a beer, where the final stage of fermentation takes place in a storage tank, barrel or directly in the bottle). Dozens of awards, the results of relentless beer testing, and a growing number of enthusiastic followers show: Hoepfner quality offers a little bit “more”!