Presentations

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Sensory Panel: Training, Validating and Motivating

In the fast-paced craft brewing environment it is both vital and challenging to maintain a strong sensory program. This session presents solutions to the challenges craft brewers face in starting, sustaining and growing a sensory …More

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Strategic Long-Term Planning for Guilds

Participation in guild seminars is strictly limited to guild directors and board members only. This seminar involves long-range planning for state guilds.

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Succession Planning Panel

This panel discusses several models for planning the next phase of brewery ownership and management.

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Surviving Rotating Handles

Craft beer drinkers always want something new, and this perception puts strain on brewers, distributors and retailers. This seminar discusses how to make the best decisions for your company in a world of rotating tap …More

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Measuring Bitterness in Beer: A Quality Perspective

This presentation covers the existing techniques for measuring beer bitterness such as the Bitterness Unit, HPLC and other methods. They are compared in terms of advantages, disadvantages, costs, precision, repeatability and operational expertise required. Deviations …More

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Taking Control of Cone to Cone Pitches in the Craft Brewery

Avery Brewing Co. discusses the recent integratation of a mass flow meter into a mobile yeast pitching skid. By incorporating this technology they achieve precise yeast pitch mass and volume resulting in accurate target cell …More

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Mechanisms for Manipulating Mash pH

This talk explores the interaction of water and malt chemistry in the mash, as discussed in the recent book from Brewers Publications, “Water: A Comprehensive Guide for Brewers”, by John Palmer and Colin Kaminski.

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The Road Home: Navigating Craft Food and Drink

The craft renaissance includes an empowered consumer and an abundance of quality choices, making today the greatest time for food and drink in the history of the world. No matter how great, these choices can …More

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