Educational Publications

Wastewater Management Guidance Manual

In 2013, the Brewers Association (BA) published three sustainability guidance manuals related to the key environmental aspects and impacts of craft brewing. One of the manuals, Water and Wastewater: Treatment/Volume Reduction Manual, addresses water and …More

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Powered Industrial Trucks

Best Practices for the Management of Powered Industrial Trucks The purpose of this document is to provide a helpful, consistent guideline for brewers to use when developing their safety programs and policies to comply with OSHA …More

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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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