The Brewers Association (BA) Performance Guidelines for Single Use Kegs provides best practice guidance for the procurement, performance and operation of single use beer kegs. The guidelines furnish manufacturers and commercial users of single use …More
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.
The Brewers Association recently released a draught quality resource to assist retailers. Draught Beer Quality for Retailers is intended to help retailers consistently pour great beer and preserve profits through industry accepted best practices. Retailers play a …More
The year 2014 was not the best of times for North American barley growing. Media reports trumpeting a catastrophe in which the crop was destroyed and brewers will not be able to make beer were …More
The Brewers Association (BA) sustainability subcommittee has recently added two new members—Christian Ettinger of Hopworks Urban Brewery and Kris Spaulding of Brewery Vivant. Christian Ettinger Christian Ettinger is the brewmaster and founder of Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) …More
Travis Burge The Brewers Association (BA) technical committee has appointed two new members. Travis Burge of New Belgium Brewing and Cheri Chastain of Sierra Nevada Brewing Company have accepted invitations to join the committee. Travis Burge is …More
With the success of craft beer, many retailers are looking to increase profitability by investing in draught systems. Whether an established fine dining restaurant is just venturing into the world of draught with installation of …More
The Brewers Association (BA) is now accepting applications for grants funding research and projects related to craft brewing for 2015. The deadline for submitting applications is September 30, 2014. Under the direction of the BA technical committee, this platform …More
The Brewers Association Technical Committee has released a statement addressing best practices in date lot coding for craft brewers. In short the document states that it is in the best interest of craft brewers, distributors, importers, …More
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed AB 2203, landmark legislation that makes it illegal for any person to obliterate, mutilate or mark out the manufacturers name on a metal keg without the written consent of …More
Registration is now open for the Draught Beer Quality Workshop at the 2014 Great American Beer Festival®. Developed by the Draught Beer Quality Subcommittee, the workshop, slated for Friday, October 3, will benefit anyone in the beer industry with a stake in delivering high quality draught beer.