Industry Updates

2017 Brewers Association Research Projects Funding Announced

The Brewers Association Research Projects funding was approved  for 19 unique research projects totaling $440,000 for the 2017 calendar year. Thirteen of the projects will support development of the barley/malt supply chain, the remaining six address …More

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Neil Witte Joins the BA as Quality Ambassador

The Brewers Association (BA) has announced that Neil Witte, formerly of Boulevard Brewing and Duvel USA, will fill the position of quality ambassador formerly held by Dick Cantwell. Witte will work to promote the vision …More

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OSHA Ruling Clarifies Reporting Obligations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a final rule that clarifies an employer’s continuing obligation to make and maintain an accurate record of each recordable injury and illness. The final rule becomes effective Jan. …More

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Technical Committees Boost Resources for Breweries

In 2016, the Brewers Association Technical Committee and technical subcommittees addressed many issues and developed a wide range of resources. The projects outlined here do not constitute a comprehensive list, but do represent a robust …More

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The Evolution of Barley, Malt, and Beer Flavor

Something extraordinary is happening in the brewery supply chain. The malting barley industry is evolving in exciting ways, albeit at a slower pace than the hops industry. That’s understandable given the relative scales of the …More

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