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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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

Brewers Association Launches Free Online Brewery Safety Training

The Brewers Association (BA) is pleased to announce the launch of a 10-part video training focusing on the specific tasks that are performed in a brewery. The Brewery Safety Training addresses the need for occupational safety and health (OSH) training in the craft brewing industry. The training focuses on the specific tasks …More

Safety Subcommittee Expands

The Brewers Association (BA) safety subcommittee has recently added two new members–Corey Parker of Left Hand Brewing Company and Mike Owens of FormPak Inc. Corey Parker is a professional health and life safety coordinator who has …More

Chad Yakobson Appointed to BA Technical Committee

Chad Yakobson, owner and director of brewing at Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project, has been appointed to the Brewers Association (BA) technical committee. Yakobson earned a B.S. in Horticulture Science before going on to study Viticulture …More