The panel, including attorneys who represent brewers, wholesalers and retailers, will discuss how and whether the three-tier system can remain strong and relevant in the future by being flexible for all three tiers of the …More
The 2014 growing year was very challenging for barley growers; those challenges now fall to maltsters and brewers. This panel was assembled to help brewers make the most of this important raw material when Mother …More
The nano brewery model is gaining popularity and becoming commonplace in the industry. The question is, can it be done with success and be an effective way to enter the craft beer industry? This seminar …More
A media interview can have a significant impact on your brand. Why leave such an important opportunity to chance? This interactive session provides strategies and tools to maximize media opportunities for your brand. The media-savvy …More
Learn from two cheese pros how to boost pub sales with a strategic cheese program. The presenters will share case studies that highlight the opportunities and challenges.
Presenters will discuss strategies to make sure the brewery merchandise and POS that you are buying is doing the most it can for your brand, as well as what to buy, where to buy it …More
In this panel, brewers from various backgrounds share their experiences conducting mixed culture fermentations in a production brewery setting. Brewers will discuss mixed culture fermentation philosophy, old and new world techniques, and troubleshooting.
Presented in association with VLB. Deniz Bilge describes the influences of yeast performance on fermentation. Why is ‚Äúhappy‚Äù yeast necessary for brewer success? He‚Äôll cover topics including modern yeast propagation strategies and yeast storage.
There are big differences between making beer for a hobby and making it for public sale. In this seminar, Steve Parkes explores key “going pro” concepts with attendees.
Craft continued its dizzying double-digit growth for the fifth year in a row in 2014. While the segment‚Äôs growth remained robust, some clouds became more evident as craft kept climbing. A number of deals to …More