Chuck Skypeck

Chuck joined the Brewers Association staff in 2013 after a long career as a craft brewer. He opened Tennessee’s first brewpub, Boscos, in 1992. As an owner and director of brewery operations for Boscos Brewing Company, he opened additional brewpubs in Memphis, Nashville and Little Rock, Ark. In 2007, Chuck opened and operated Ghost River Brewing in Memphis. He has served as chair of the Association of Brewers Board of Advisors, chair of the Association of Brewers Board of Directors and was a member of the first Board of Directors for the Brewers Association.

In his capacity as technical brewing projects coordinator, Chuck works with the technical committee and the safety, sustainability, quality, draught beer quality, pipeline subcommittees, as well as the keg repatriation working group, to encourage and facilitate best practices in all phases of Brewers Association members’ brewery operations.

  1. Participating in a study tour of Belgian breweries with the Institute of Brewing and Distilling, Southern UK Section
  2. In Portland for the week. Looking forward to the technical subcommittee Open House at CBC.
  3. Attending the World Barley and Beer Conference in Dublin, Ireland.
  4. Attending Rocky Mountain Microbrew Symposium in Colorado Springs.
  5. In Hadley, Mass. for the North American Craft Maltsters Guild Farmer Brewer Weekend hosted by Valley Malt. Speaking on “Current Malt Supply Structure: What are the Pros and Cons?”
  6. Next stop in Nuremberg is Brau Beviale—networking with equipment and ingredient suppliers to keep up with the latest innovations and information available to BA members.

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Participate in the Brewers Association Sustainability Benchmarking Project

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Brewers Association Releases Online Safety Best Practices

The Brewers Association (BA) safety subcommittee has announced the publication of three new resources in the Best Practices section of BrewersAssociation.org including Best Management Practice for the Selection of Protective Clothing for Brewery Workers, Best …More