Presentations

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Writing Your Brewery Business Plan

Christian provides an overview of what it takes to create a solid business plan specific to the brewing industry.

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Using Excel Spreadsheets in the Brewery

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.

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Using Spectrophotometry to Improve Your Brewing Process

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

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What I Learned During My Rookie Year

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.

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The Growing Market for U.S. Craft Beer in Australia

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

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The Past, Present and Future of Malting Barley for Craft Brewers

Craft brewers are seeking out organic malt, malts produced with fewer water and fertilizer inputs, locally produced malts and those with distinctive flavors. Speakers describe the basics of barley growing practices and variety development past, …More

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The Practical Brewer’s Guide to Pump Sizing

This presentation provides training on how to utilize pump curves, understand NPSH, velocities and gpm required for proper cleaning, and more.

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The TTB and Exporting-What You Need to Know

A two-part presentation consisting of technical information (e.g., rules, regulations, procedures) regarding the exportation of American craft beer, plus background on resources available from TTB and how the agency can assist industry members looking to …More

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