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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BA Releases Statement on Date Lot Coding

The Brewers Association Technical Committee has released a statement addressing best practices in date lot coding for craft brewers. In short the document states that it is in the best interest of craft brewers, distributors, importers, …More

California Keg Legislation Sets a Precedent for Other States

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed AB 2203, landmark legislation that makes it illegal for any person to obliterate, mutilate or mark out the manufacturers name on a metal keg without the written consent of the manufacturer. Sponsored by the California Craft Brewers Association, the legislation builds upon existing laws …More

BA Raises the Bar with New Seminars at Draught Quality Workshop

Registration is now open for the Draught Beer Quality Workshop at the 2014 Great American Beer Festival®. Developed by the Draught Beer Quality Subcommittee, the workshop, slated for Friday, October 3, will benefit anyone in the beer industry with a stake in delivering high quality draught beer.

Barley Market: Changing Before Our Eyes

Chris Swersey, technical brewing projects coordinator for the Brewers Association looks at the possible effects of the dismantling of the Canadian Wheat Board, the 2011 crop and the future of the barley market.