Industry Updates

See industry updates, the latest resources and news from the Brewers Association and its subcommittees on things like sustainability, draught quality, raw materials and more.

Michigan State University Opens Malting Barley Quality Lab

In July, Michigan State University opened a Malting Barley Quality Lab designed to serve malting barley producers and processors in reemerging markets. The new facility seeks to provide quality testing for the growing number of …More

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The Importance of Draught Beer Line Cleaning

Clean beer lines are integral to maintaining the quality of craft beer. Small and independent craft brewers devote a lot of time, effort and resources to make the best possible beer for consumers. Ingredients are handpicked, …More

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Justin Ainsworth to Represent Craft Brewers on BIECC

The Brewers Association (BA) is pleased to announce that Justin Ainsworth has joined the technical committee after agreeing to represent craft brewers on the Beer Industry Electronic Commerce Coalition (BIECC). Justin joins Matt Moberly, director …More

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BA Quality Ambassador Presentation Video Now Available

A condensed version of BA Quality Ambassador Dick Cantwell’s inspiring presentation, The Future of Craft Depends on Quality, is now available. The video includes highlights of presentation and an exclusive interview recorded during the 2016 …More

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