Educational Publications

Cost of Goods Sold

The Cost of Goods Sold manual will help brewing organizations think about the costs and systems they have in place and enable them to make decisions about how to account for them. Accounting for COGS requires …More

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Hazard Assessment Principles

The Hazard Assessment Principles guide provides breweries a helpful and consistent guideline for best management practices (BMP) when developing and improving brewery safety programs, standard operating procedures, and worker safety compliance in the brewery. Ensuring a …More

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Food Safety Modernization Act FAQs for Brewers

Brewers’ Responsibilities and Obligations under the U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) What is the Food Safety Modernization Act? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law on January …More

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Design and Construction of Brewery Quality Labs

Learn Basic Guidelines Brewery labs do not have to be complex, but it is important to understand the implications of material, site, and equipment selection. Brewers, laboratory personnel and engineers can learn basic guidelines to consider when …More

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Compressed Gas Cylinders Management

Safe management of compressed gas cylinders should protect the integrity of the cylinder valve at all times and prevent the release of hazardous energy and chemicals. Most all breweries house compressed gas cylinders, often in the …More

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Wastewater Management Guidance Manual

Take an advanced look at craft brewery wastewater management and gain knowledge to help develop your brewery form an effective partnership with local wastewater treatment facilities.

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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 Quality Priority Pyramid provides brewers a visual representation of essential features and the general, prioritized order in which they should be put into practice to develop a solid quality program. Download Pyramid Level 6 Continuous Improvement …More

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