Chuck Skypeck

  1. Attending Rocky Mountain Microbrew Symposium in Colorado Springs.
  2. In Hadley, Mass. for the North American Craft Maltsters Guild Farmer Brewer Weekend hosted by Valley Malt. Speaking on “Current Malt Supply Structure: What are the Pros and Cons?”
  3. Next stop in Nuremberg is Brau Beviale—networking with equipment and ingredient suppliers to keep up with the latest innovations and information available to BA members.
  4. Attending Versuchs- und Lehranstalt für Brauerei, Third Annual Microbrewers Symposium, in Nuremberg, Germany.
  5. Presenting with a panel of brewers at the Great Lakes Water Conference on the BA Sustainability Manuals.
  6. In Missoula, speaking to Montana Brewers Association members on “Brewers Association Best Practices – Current and Future Initiatives.”
  7. Visiting growers and processors of hops and malt in Colorado.
  8. Chris Swersey and I are attending MBAA/ASBC Brewing Summit in Chicago.

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