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 manager, 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 the Farmer Brewer Roundtable at Farmer Brewer Weekend, Oneonta, NY
  2. Attending BrauBeviale in Nuremburg
  3. Speaking at the VLB Microbrewers Symposium in Nuremburg
  4. Judging at the Brussels Beer Challenge
  5. In Denver for the GABF Competition, the Draught Beer Quality Summit and GABF, my 24th!
  6. Visiting brewers, maltsters and hop growers in the PAC NW

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2017 Brewers Association Research Projects Funding Announced

The Brewers Association Research Projects funding was approved  for 19 unique research projects totaling $440,000 for the 2017 calendar year. Thirteen of the projects will support development of the barley/malt supply chain, the remaining six address …More

Neil Witte Joins the BA as Quality Ambassador

The Brewers Association (BA) has announced that Neil Witte, formerly of Boulevard Brewing and Duvel USA, will fill the position of quality ambassador formerly held by Dick Cantwell. Witte will work to promote the vision of the BA Quality subcommittee to, “develop a membership that consistently produces beer of high …More

OSHA Ruling Clarifies Reporting Obligations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a final rule that clarifies an employer’s continuing obligation to make and maintain an accurate record of each recordable injury and illness. The final rule becomes effective Jan. …More

Managing Malting Barley and Grains Supply Chain Quality

Health concerns associated with the widespread use of glyphosate have created public interest and questions, both in Europe and in the U.S. This best practice guidance is designed to increase understanding, scrutiny and accountability at …More

Protecting the Supply Chain

The Brewers Association works to protect the supply chain by funding craft beer research and service grants in support of its member breweries.

Now Accepting Proposals for Draught Line Cleaning Study

The Brewers Association (BA) is currently accepting proposals from vendors to conduct a project that will create a deeper understanding of draught beer line soiling and validate or disprove current draught line cleaning recommendations found in …More

Brewers Association Quality Subcommittee Expands

The Brewers Association (BA) quality subcommittee has recently expanded with the addition of three new members—Lindsay Barr, Robert Christiansen and Patrick Jansen. Lindsay Barr is sensory specialist at New Belgium Brewing Company and is active in the brewing …More