Presentations

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Presentations from past Craft Brewers Conference seminars including brewery and brewpub operations, packaging, brewing ingredients sustainability and more.

Planning For and Executing Rapid Growth

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.

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Quintessential Quality

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

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Creativity and Quality Control in the Pub Brewery

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.

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Designing for Visitor Experience

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

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Discovering Diacetyl

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

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DIY Engineering for Small Brewers

A survey and discussion of theories, skills, information and material resources for process engineering in the small brewery.

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