Presentations

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Basic Microbiology for Small Breweries

This seminar will discuss how to institute basic microbiology practices in a brewery, including how to identify an infection in your brewery and address it.

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Today’s Numbers Are Tomorrow’s Sales

Plenty of sales data is available in the beer business; the question is how to make sense of all the numbers. Where do they come from? What do they mean? How do they impact your …More

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Recent Advances in Controlling Flavor and Aroma in Hoppy Beers

Craft brewers use many hopping techniques to create aromatic and flavorful hop-forward beers. This presentation shares results from several studies in the Shellhammer lab at Oregon State University examining factors that affect aroma and bitterness …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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Training Successful Sales Reps

Your sales reps are on the front line, face-to-face with distributors, retailers, and consumers. Learn the most effective ways to successfully train your sales reps, whether for your home market or across the country.

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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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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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