Many craft brewers have noticed their IBUs go up after dry hopping, yet their beers taste less bitter than before. Dry hopping can cause a significant change in hop acid composition, resulting in higher IBUs …More
OSHA recordkeeping requirements can be confusing. These records are some of the first documents that OSHA will request in the event of a serious injury or inspection. Learn about the new OSHA requirements for electronic …More
Contracting: whose brand does it help? There are many factors to consider before agreeing to brew for someone else. We will dive into the pros and cons of deciding whether or not to keep your …More
The brewmaster and quality manager at Allagash Brewing outlines the risks of package over-pressurization and the quality measures that can be put in place to help brewers mitigate this risk.
Outside of salaries, brewhouse materials are the most expensive cost associated with making beer. Recognizing the cost drivers in the brewhouse is important to having a complete understanding of your brewery’s profitability. This presentation will …More
How the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) is Defining and Certifying the Craft Segment in the United Kingdom
A discussion of the efforts of the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) to define and certify craft brewers. The session will include a presentation of the “Assured Independent British Craft Brewer” initiative, which will introduce …More
Savings in Craft Brewery Operations: Simple Approaches to Make Craft Beer Production Sustainable and Economical
Consulting experience in craft breweries has shown that extract losses, energy expenditure, and water consumption can all be drastically reduced with simple approaches that do not involve extensive capital expenditures, and that pay off in …More
The craft brewing industry saw public recalls and market withdrawals in the last year. This panel will discuss what constitutes a recall, when one is required or suggested, as well as best practices for planning …More
As someone who has worked on issues affecting the alcohol and tobacco industries’ regulatory requirements for more than for 40 years, Mr. Manfreda has a keen understanding of how the work TTB does directly affects …More
Industry expert Andy Tysler will walk brewers through Deschutes Brewery’s process of opening a new market and growing its brands within that market.