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
Presentations from past Craft Brewers Conference seminars including brewery and brewpub operations, packaging, brewing ingredients sustainability and 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.
In this panel discussion, Scott Newman-Bale of Shorts Brewing Company, Brad Dahlhofer of B. Nektar Meadery, Dennis Kramer-Wine of Rhinegeist Brewery, and Adam Benner of Land Grant Brewing Company will be joined by moderator Joe …More
A discussion on export opportunities in Ontario through the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO). The LCBO is responsible for beverage alcohol sales in government stores in Ontario and is one of the world’s largest …More
An unintended and often unreported consequence of dry hopping is the increase in real extract derived from hops and subsequent refermentation. This can result in over-attenuation, leading to potentially dangerous overcarbonation in packaged beer, particularly …More
Three industry experts will discuss their respective approaches, techniques, and lessons learned regarding foraged beers and others brewed with locally cultivated ingredients. The panel will be moderated by author Stan Hieronymus (Brewing Local: American-Grown Beer) …More
A discussion of the export opportunities in China and trademark issues for American breweries.
Craft brewers have a longstanding history of being innovative pioneers. This session will highlight some of the more interesting yet practical innovations currently happening within our industry. Speakers will share projects they have undertaken, the …More