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The Economics of Craft Beer Festivals

BA Staff Economist Bart Watson kicks off this seminar with an introduction to the recently published economic impact studies. Jeff Dense then dives into the heart of the seminar, exploring the political economy of craft …More

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Troubleshooting Panel

John Harris returns with his panel to discuss problems in the brewhouse. Bring your troubleshooting questions or simply listen in to learn from their experience.

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What Brewers Need to Know and Why

With few brewers on staff to assure continued innovation and excellence, each employee in a craft brewery needs a firm grasp of brewing science and engineering. Presenter Michael Lewis explains why.

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Wort: The Root of Good Beer

Wort is a Middle English term for a root. Therefore, the meaning of the word is consistent with wort’s role as the basis of a good beer. This talk covers practical ways to control the …More

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Zen and the Art of Brewpub Management

If you ask established brewpub operators, “WhatÕs the hardest part of your job?” many respond unequivocally with Òmanaging staff.Ó By paying attention to a few guiding principles, you can take the stress out of managing …More

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Trademark Law 101 for Breweries

The past few years have seen unprecedented growth in the craft beer industry, and a corresponding rise in the number of trademark disputes. Both new and existing breweries have to be careful in adopting and …More

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