Branding and marketing your beer takes creativity, hard work, time and money, but there are also legal questions that craft brewers ignore at their peril. This panel brings together a craft brewer and an experienced …More
Jamil leads a panel of recent start-up brewers to discuss some of the trials and battle scars in the models of packaging brewery, alternating proprietorship and contract.
The Brewers Association is currently tracking 1,300+ breweries in planning. This panel of industry experts shares their stories in order to provide an in-depth look at what brewery start-ups should expect.
Christian provides an overview of what it takes to create a solid business plan specific to the brewing industry.
Timothy presents examples of how Excel spreadsheets can be used throughout the brewery, from business proforma, beer formulation and brew sheets to brewery inventory and cost analysis.
This seminar helps small, expanding breweries diagnose brewing issues with a spectrophotometer and discusses how to correct those issues and grow into the process when capacity increases. The seminar includes methods for determining IBUs, oxidative …More
A continuation of the discussion of key points from the Brewers Association sustainability manuals and including information on the Clean Water Act, provided by Karen Hobbs of the National Resource Defence Council.
In this presentation, Emily of Santa Cruz Brewing Company shares successful strategies for raising funds for larger capital expenses and brewery improvements, including a brewhouse remodel as well as the purchase of new tanks, a …More
The craft beer movement is taking hold in Australia with the formation of new craft beer associations and specialty bars and retailers. The U.S. industry is already taking advantage of opportunities created by these developments. …More
Packaging manager of Summit Brewing Company Kenny Gunderman advises breweries on setting their production schedules.