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.

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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

Dr. Shellhammer Joins Brewers Association Quality Subcommittee

Dr. Thomas Shellhammer is the newest member of the Brewers Association (BA) quality subcommittee. Dr. Shellhammer is the Nor’Wester Professor of Fermentation Science at Oregon State University as well as current president of the American Society of Brewing Chemists (ASBC). As an internationally recognized expert in hops chemistry, he has written …More

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