Presentations

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Presentations from past Craft Brewers Conference seminars including brewery and brewpub operations, packaging, brewing ingredients sustainability and more.

Building Your Key Accounts Team: Lessons Learned

An overview of how Bell’s Brewery, Inc. built its key accounts team. Matt discusses lessons learned along the way and how you can implement them in your business.

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Business Divorce: From Prenup to Breakup

This seminar will address legal and practical issues in dealing with partner disputes and separations and will provide helpful tips on how to address these issues up front.

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CIP: Latest Technologies, Typical Errors, and CIP Process Assurance

Clean-in-place (CIP) and other cleaning strategies can be challenging. However, a consistent, proper, and professional hygiene regime is important to producing quality beer. The choice of detergents as well as understanding cleaning kinetics is key. …More

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Craft Malting and the Rebel Alliance

Experts discuss the revolutionary power of craft malting and small-scale barley farming. Over the last 100 years, breweries have moved away from malting their own barley to buying a small number of barley varieties from …More

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Crafting Your Brand

This session is designed to help you build and communicate a strong brand. Learn the framework through a case study of a Minnesota gastro-brewery, then learn how to apply these strategies to your own brand …More

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Creative Maintenance Logistics

Equipment maintenance in breweries often can be poorly managed and reactionary. This seminar will present simple maintenance management tactics useful to breweries of all sizes. These tactics will help prevent unnecessary loss and costly shutdowns …More

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Crowdtasting: A New Approach to Beer and Food

Crack the pairing code. Get involved and updated on the latest work from the Beer & Food Working Group, which includes the American Society of Brewing Chemists, Brewers Association/CraftBeer.com, Cicerone® Certification Program, and Denver Museum …More

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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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