This seminar will treat stainless steel like a brewing raw material. Presenter Ashton Lewis addresses the basics of what defines a steel as stainless, the various types and specifications of stainless alloys used in breweries, …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 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
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
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
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
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.
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.
Participation in guild seminars is strictly limited to guild directors and leadership only. State brewers guilds are invited to join BA government affairs staff in this dialogue on current federal and state issues impacting guilds …More