Educational Publications

Quality Priority Pyramid

The Brewers Association (BA) Quality Subcommittee created the Quality Priority Pyramid to provide a broad overview of the structure of a formal quality program. The pyramid is a visual representation of essential features and the …More

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Good Manufacturing Practices for Craft Brewers

What are GMPs? Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) are the set of standards used to determine if a manufacturer is maintaining practices set by federal, state and county regulations. GMPs include industry recommendations. These easy to understand …More

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2015 Beer Styles

Each year between February and March the Brewers Association updates the Beer Style Guidelines.  Changes are not tracked from year to year. Organizations or individuals that use the Brewers Association Beer Style Guidelines (“Guidelines”) must be …More

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