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Fire at Weyermann malting facility
« on: August 09, 2018, 10:50:17 PM »
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Re: Fire at Weyermann malting facility
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2018, 01:00:47 PM »
Soon, there will be a sale on smoked malts.  :)
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Re: Fire at Weyermann malting facility
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2018, 04:25:12 PM »
Soon, there will be a sale on smoked malts.  :)
(Sorry, it was just sitting there. had to do it.)

lol (really).

I can't wait for the Creosote Pine smoked Black Patent Pilsner.   ;D

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Re: Fire at Weyermann malting facility
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2018, 05:50:47 PM »
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Re: Fire at Weyermann malting facility
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2018, 07:50:25 PM »
A bit more serious this time...

I happy to see no one was hurt and that is not having a major impact on their operation.

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Re: Fire at Weyermann malting facility
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2018, 11:29:54 AM »
A bit more serious this time...

I happy to see no one was hurt and that is not having a major impact on their operation.

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Re: Fire at Weyermann malting facility
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2018, 04:52:06 PM »
Soon, there will be a sale on smoked malts.  :)
(Sorry, it was just sitting there. had to do it.)

lol (really).

I can't wait for the Creosote Pine smoked Black Patent Pilsner.   ;D

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Re: Fire at Weyermann malting facility
« Reply #7 on: August 11, 2018, 06:23:37 PM »
Anybody else find it kinda amusing that this was in Bamburg?

So, I think I heard they lost 30 tons of malt.  That's  a lot, but it's only 1200 bags.  Doesn't seem huge.
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Re: Fire at Weyermann malting facility
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2018, 06:46:35 PM »
So is 30 metric tons one batch on a kiln?  Sounds like production wasn't even interrupted, just a couple of tour groups.
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Re: Fire at Weyermann malting facility
« Reply #9 on: August 11, 2018, 10:16:17 PM »
I was spending some time in Bamberg that night. Not big news the next day.

They have had fires before.

Weyermann has another facility that produces light colored malts (Pils, wheat). Bamberg does the specialty malts.
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