Presentations

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Financing Options for the Startup Brewery

Bill draws on his experience of recently launching Port City Brewing Company to offer brewery startups information on financing their business. Topics will include bank and SBA loans as well as outside equity.

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Fundamentals of State Brewers Guild Operations

With a dozen new guilds formed in recent years, many guild leaders are looking for insight into the basics of managing their associations. Guild leaders are invited to join us for resource sharing and discussions …More

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Employment Law for Brewery Managers

This seminar raises awareness of employment issues common to the brewing industry and provides helpful tips on how to address these items up-front to avoid costly legal problems.

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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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