Dealing with complaints isn’t a sexy topic, but addressing customer feedback correctly is critical to improving operations and avoiding future complaints. This seminar is designed to help breweries respond to feedback and improve processes at …More
Your sales reps are on the front line, face-to-face with distributors, retailers, and consumers. Learn the most effective ways to successfully train your sales reps, whether for your home market or across the country.
Craft brewers use many hopping techniques to create aromatic and flavorful hop-forward beers. This presentation shares results from several studies in the Shellhammer lab at Oregon State University examining factors that affect aroma and bitterness …More
Due to high quality malt production, decoction mashing is less common in modern beer production. However, craft breweries are often faced with different challenges that may be solved through a decoction mashing procedure. Theory and …More
This session will provide an update of the current federal legislative and regulatory issues small brewers are facing. Marc Sorini covers where we are and where we can go from here.
This seminar will illustrate how water quality affects beer quality and present methods and equipment necessary to improve brewery water quality.
Many factors come into play for finding a location for your brewery. Can you make a good deal with the landlord? Will the municipality allow you to establish and operate a brewery at your chosen …More
The presentation will cover the process, equipment, science, and philosophy behind making 100-percent spontaneously fermented beer in a production brewery. Highlights will include the history of spontaneous fermentation, brewing and inoculation, fermentation and blending, fruit …More
The glycol system of a brewery is often forgotten and in many cases instills dread in even the most technical of brewers. This presentation alleviates that fear by highlighting the importance of a glycol system …More
Free the Beer!: An Exploration of the Relevance, Necessity, and Legality of Modern Beer Franchise Law
The sale and distribution of beer is regulated by franchise laws that govern and restrict the relationship of brewers and their wholesalers. Moderated by Bill Covaleski of Victory Brewing in conjunction with industry franchise attorneys, …More