Presentations

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Decoction Mashing: History and Modern Uses

Due to high quality malt production, decoction mashing is less common in modern beer production. However, craft breweries are often faced with different challenges that may be solved through a decoction mashing procedure. Theory and …More

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Beer Industry Government Affairs Update

This session will provide an update of the current federal legislative and regulatory issues small brewers are facing. Marc Sorini covers where we are and where we can go from here.

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Brewery Water Treatment

This seminar will illustrate how water quality affects beer quality and present methods and equipment necessary to improve brewery water quality.

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Finding a Location for Your Brewery

Many factors come into play for finding a location for your brewery. Can you make a good deal with the landlord? Will the municipality allow you to establish and operate a brewery at your chosen …More

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Spontaneous Fermentation in a Production Brewery

The presentation will cover the process, equipment, science, and philosophy behind making 100-percent spontaneously fermented beer in a production brewery. Highlights will include the history of spontaneous fermentation, brewing and inoculation, fermentation and blending, fruit …More

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Brewing Bliss: The Marriage of Food Safety and Quality

Join our panel discussion as we tackle two critical topics in our industry today. Here you will learn the fundamental requirements for a brewery food safety program and understand the differences and synergies with your …More

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How to Start a Brewery

So you’ve found the perfect place for your brewery. Now what? This session, led by industry vets who’ve each recently started their own breweries, covers next steps including business plan development, equipment considerations, raw material …More

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The Science, Art, and Mystery of Sour Beer Production

Avery Brewing Company and New Belgium Brewing Company join together to take you through their souring processes. They combine the art and mystery with the science of souring, including TA measurements, acid profiles, and microbial …More

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