Presentations

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Supply Chain Management for Craft Brewers

An overview of supply chain theory with emphasis on production planning, forecasting and inventory management. Specific topics include seasonal transition, dunnage management and trucking logistics.

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Teaching an Old Bottling Line How Not to Suck (Air)

A case study describing the process of defining dissolved oxygen standards, standardizing testing procedures and eliminating sources of DO pick-up during the commissioning and operation of an older-model rotary filler.

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Production Managers Panel

A panel with five production managers from varying sized breweries will discuss different aspects of day-to-day production. An opportunity to share best practices and talk shop.

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Quality Filling Concepts

Presented in association with VLB. In this seminar, Deniz Bilge will cover reducing oxygen pickup during filling, how to improve consistency in chemical technical parameters like CO2, alcohol and gravity, and best practices for packaging …More

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Beer Turbidity: Reasons, Analytics and Avoidance Strategy

Presented in association with VLB. Colloidal stability and the avoidance of haze are key quality parameters of beer. This seminar explores possible sources of haze in the final product, how these sources can be detected …More

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Brewhouse Design and Expansion Considerations

Building, expanding or replacing a brewhouse can be an overwhelming task considering the architectural, equipment and production needs for larger and/or more sophisticated equipment. How should the brewhouse, production and packaging equipment be sized and …More

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Brewhouse Operations, Part One: Influence on Yield and Quality

Presented in association with VLB. Each step of production influences the yield and quality of the final product. This seminar will examine the main influences in milling, mashing and lautering with regard to their influence …More

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Economics of Raw Materials

The panel discusses the underlying economic factors that impact future availability and pricing of malt, hops, glass and paper.

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Troubleshooting Panel

John Harris returns with his panel to discuss problems in the brewhouse. Bring your troubleshooting questions or simply listen in to learn from their experience.

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