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.

Role of Distributors in Managing Beer Quality

A single case or keg of beer passes through so many hands on its way from a brewery’s packaging line to the consumer’s glass: the delivery vehicle en route to the distributor, the distributor warehouse and …More

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Now Accepting Proposals for Draught Line Cleaning Study

The Brewers Association (BA) is currently accepting proposals from vendors to conduct a project that will create a deeper understanding of draught beer line soiling and validate or disprove current draught line cleaning recommendations found in …More

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Brewers Association Quality Subcommittee Expands

The Brewers Association (BA) quality subcommittee has recently expanded with the addition of three new members—Lindsay Barr, Robert Christiansen and Patrick Jansen. Lindsay Barr is sensory specialist at New Belgium Brewing Company and is active in the brewing …More

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Chris Swersey Moves to Supply Chain Specialist Role

In 2014, the Brewers Association (BA) Board of Directors published six strategic objectives, the first being “Promote access to raw materials and markets.” Subsequently, during a July 2015 strategic planning summit, the BA technical committee …More

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Safety Subcommittee Expands

The Brewers Association (BA) safety subcommittee has recently added two new members–Corey Parker of Left Hand Brewing Company and Mike Owens of FormPak Inc. Corey Parker is a professional health and life safety coordinator who has …More

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