Presentations

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German Hops in Craft Brewing

Co-founder and brewmaster of Victory Brewing Company Ron Barchet focuses on the qualities German hops contribute to American craft beer and the emerging trends involving these hops. Tasting samples courtesy of the German Hop Growers …More

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Get a Grip on Your Business

Wrestling with 136 different issues at the same time? Does it seem like you are trying to solve the same issues over and over again? Feeling stuck and frustrated? Learn how to take back control …More

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Getting The Most Out of Your Hemocytometer

Focusing on yeast health and pitching rates can impact quality throughout the brewing process. This presentation reviews traditional yeast counting and pitching rates for primary fermentation and introduces techniques to fine-tune flavor and brewery processes, …More

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Creativity and Quality Control in the Pub Brewery

An overview of technical issues in pub brewing, with an emphasis on how to use the brewpub format as a platform for producing a wide range of beers while maintaining sterling levels of quality control.

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Glass and Cans: A Moderated Discussion

Wired contributing editor and Slate and New York Times columnist Brendan Koerner moderates a debate between beer can and glass bottle suppliers as they discuss the benefits of each package type and are challenged on …More

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Designing for Visitor Experience

Small and mid-size breweries increasingly have to meet a growing influx of beer tourists. The experience visitors now have goes beyond the tasting room to a more holistic adventure. This seminar explores how to design …More

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Discovering Diacetyl

Zach, Victory Brewing Company’s quality lab technician, discusses the basics of diacetyl production and the key factors contributing to its formation during fermentation. Learn various methods of diacetyl detection, from practical sensory evaluation to more …More

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DIY Engineering for Small Brewers

A survey and discussion of theories, skills, information and material resources for process engineering in the small brewery.

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