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
A presentation given by Brewers Association Chief Economist Bart Watson at the Congrès des microbrasseries du Québec.
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
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.
This seminar will illustrate how water quality affects beer quality and present methods and equipment necessary to improve brewery water quality.
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
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
The glycol system of a brewery is often forgotten and in many cases instills dread in even the most technical of brewers. This presentation alleviates that fear by highlighting the importance of a glycol system …More
Free the Beer!: An Exploration of the Relevance, Necessity, and Legality of Modern Beer Franchise Law
The sale and distribution of beer is regulated by franchise laws that govern and restrict the relationship of brewers and their wholesalers. Moderated by Bill Covaleski of Victory Brewing in conjunction with industry franchise attorneys, …More
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