Archived Power Hour

A comprehensive list of past Power Hour Teleconference Series presentations including slides, audio recordings and question and answer scripts.

Impact of Biofilm on Draught Beer Quality

Biofilm is a community of microbes encased in a matrix that is most often associated with surfaces but also exists as flocs or chunks of floating matter. Biofilm challenges many industries, because once established in …More

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Sustainability from the Start

Kris Spaulding leads a panel of innovative brewers to discuss simple and affordable improvements that have increased efficiency and reduced costs in their breweries. Representing a wide range of locations, production volumes and business models, …More

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Hop Market and Craft Brewing Industry Update

In this Power Hour, Brewers Association Supply Chain Specialist Chris Swersey provides an update on the hop market and how craft brewers relate to it. Chris offers data from the annual BA Hop Survey, Beer …More

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Reduce Costs by Benchmarking Utility Usage and Waste

In this Power Hour, John Stier, the BA’s sustainability mentor, explains how brewers can use sustainability benchmarking tools to reduce the cost of utilities and waste disposal by tracking their resource consumption on a per-barrel …More

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Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety

Brewers Association Safety subcommittee members outline necessary steps to ensure the safe handling, storage, and use of compressed gas cylinders in the brewery environment. Virtually all breweries house compressed gas cylinders of some kind, often in …More

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Glass Recycling and Craft Brewers

Glass bottles are endlessly recyclable and can contain over 95 percent recycled content while maintaining structural integrity. In the U.S., however, the average recycled content of glass bottles is only 33 percent and many times …More

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Craft Beer On-Premise Insights: A View from the Bar

In this Power Hour, experts from Nielsen CGA (NCGA) take a look into the latest on-premise trends for the craft beer category in the U.S. and discuss how consumers are interacting with the category. CGA Strategy, Europe’s …More

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