On April 15, a crowd of brewing industry professionals packed the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Ore. for the annual Craft Brewers Conference General Session. Brewers Association Chief Economist Bart Watson once again joined Director Paul Gatza on …More
We all rely on high quality hops and barley to make our delicious brews, but what goes into growing those crops? What inputs are required to grow essential ingredients? Learn about the hurdles and successes …More
BA Staff Economist Bart Watson kicks off this seminar with an introduction to the recently published economic impact studies. Jeff Dense then dives into the heart of the seminar, exploring the political economy of craft …More
Buhler and Jones present another action-packed, standing-room-only, music-powered seminar on the essentials of brewery promotion.
Belgian yeast contributes some of the most interesting and unique yeast characteristics to a beer when used properly. Along with great aroma and flavor development, there can also be many unknowns with Belgian yeast. Some …More
With so much to share, this panel discussion is split into two sessions.This panel comprises brewpubs of various sizes from different regions of the country and provides an open forum for discussion of best practices.
The Brewers Association offers many ways to get the word out about your brewery. This seminar summarizes the BA’s Craft Beer Program and its efforts and projects on behalf of craft brewers. Sit in to …More
The panel discusses the underlying economic factors that impact future availability and pricing of malt, hops, glass and paper.
This tasting seminar launches three new U.S. hop varieties that debuted in 2013, two released by Washington State University and one released by USDA-ARS.
Large and small breweries are initiating renewable energy projects to offset the rising cost of traditional energy and to demonstrate their commitment to natural resource preservation. Representatives from Anderson Valley Brewing Co., Sierra Nevada Brewing …More