Presentations

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State of the Craft Brewing Industry

The landscape for small and independent craft breweries is always evolving. Brewers Association Director Paul Gatza and Chief Economist Bart Watson address the changing industry in the annual State of the Craft Brewing Industry presentation at …More

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Brewing History at the Smithsonian

The National Museum of American History has a new initiative, funded by the Brewers Association, to document the history of beer and brewing in America. Come meet the historian and learn about the work ahead. …More

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How Dry Hopping Affects IBUs and Bitterness

Many craft brewers have noticed their IBUs go up after dry hopping, yet their beers taste less bitter than before. Dry hopping can cause a significant change in hop acid composition, resulting in higher IBUs …More

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Safety Recordkeeping for the Craft Brewery

OSHA recordkeeping requirements can be confusing. These records are some of the first documents that OSHA will request in the event of a serious injury or inspection. Learn about the new OSHA requirements for electronic …More

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Turn Your Excess Capacity into Revenue & Relationships

Contracting: whose brand does it help? There are many factors to consider before agreeing to brew for someone else. We will dive into the pros and cons of deciding whether or not to keep your …More

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101 Ways to Blow Up a Bottle/Can, and How to Avoid It

The brewmaster and quality manager at Allagash Brewing outlines the risks of package over-pressurization and the quality measures that can be put in place to help brewers mitigate this risk.

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Budgeting and Managing Brewhouse Raw Materials

Outside of salaries, brewhouse materials are the most expensive cost associated with making beer. Recognizing the cost drivers in the brewhouse is important to having a complete understanding of your brewery’s profitability. This presentation will …More

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Understanding Recalls Panel

The craft brewing industry saw public recalls and market withdrawals in the last year. This panel will discuss what constitutes a recall, when one is required or suggested, as well as best practices for planning …More

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