Ruth presents the case study How the UK has Initiated Minimum Standard Keg (and Cask) Specifications.
Presentations from past Craft Brewers Conference seminars including brewery and brewpub operations, packaging, brewing ingredients sustainability and more.
A look at the planning that goes into a rapidly growing production brewery. This seminar will examine common pitfalls and best practices gleaned from a variety of breweries that are growing rapidly.
Dr. Michael Lewis has trained myriad brewers over the years. He discusses what quality is, why it is important on the brewery and community levels, and how quality can be achieved and communicated to beer …More
This panel presents a chronological timeline of the startup of Mystery Brewing Company, the first brewery financed via Kickstarter that is operational to date. They take a detailed look at the two-year decision-making process through …More
As some craft brewers get bigger and bigger, other breweries are taking the opposite path and going nano and pub size. Frivolous side project or the epitome of creative craft brewing? Learn more about the …More
Craft Brew News (and Beer Marketer’s INSIGHTS) editor Benj Steinman takes a deep dive into the shifting competitive dynamics of the craft scene, analyzing its many ongoing successes as well as the emerging pressure points. …More
An overview of technical issues in pub brewing, with an emphasis on how to use the brewpub format as a platform for producing a wide range of beers while maintaining sterling levels of quality control.
Small and mid-size breweries increasingly have to meet a growing influx of beer tourists. The experience visitors now have goes beyond the tasting room to a more holistic adventure. This seminar explores how to design …More
Zach, Victory Brewing Company’s quality lab technician, discusses the basics of diacetyl production and the key factors contributing to its formation during fermentation. Learn various methods of diacetyl detection, from practical sensory evaluation to more …More
A survey and discussion of theories, skills, information and material resources for process engineering in the small brewery.