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, engineering, information technology and supply chain 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. Attending the Master Brewers Association of the Americas Annual Conference in Atlanta
  2. In Denver for the Draught Beer Quality Summit, GABF judging and, of course the GABF itself
  3. Attending the Glass Recycling Coalition meeting in Fort Collins, Colorado
  4. In Munich attending Drinktec
  5. Touring Belgian breweries with the Institute of Brewing and Distilling study tour
  6. Attending the Colorado Public Health Sustainable Breweries Conference in Denver

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2017 Brewers Association Research Projects Funding Announced

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Neil Witte Joins the BA as Quality Ambassador

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OSHA Ruling Clarifies Reporting Obligations

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Managing Malting Barley and Grains Supply Chain Quality

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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