Presentations

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

Quality Control for the Little Folk Part 2: Growing Up

Maintaining a quality-first mindset during rapid growth is a challenge. The co-owner/director and quality control specialist for Rising Tide Brewing Company discuss challenges and opportunities for maintaining and growing a quality program on a budget.

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Raising Capital

A panel discussion on raising capital in a more competitive funding market.

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Researcher Presentations A: Your BA Dues At Work

In 2017, the Brewers Association provided $440,000 in competitive grant support for 18 barley- and hop-related research projects. Several of these researchers will present their findings during the Craft Brewers Conference. Learn about cutting-edge discoveries …More

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Researcher Presentations B: Your BA Dues At Work

In 2017, the Brewers Association provided $440,000 in competitive grant support for 18 barley- and hop-related research projects. Several of these researchers will present their findings during the Craft Brewers Conference. Learn about cutting-edge discoveries …More

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Retailer Panel

Jeff Nowicki hosts a panel of retailers representing various channels.

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Sanitation in your Brewery: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Sanitation in a brewery of any size involves more than just good CIP practices. Numerous items are all working for (or against) your success in producing clean, consistent beer. This seminar will lexamine the brewery …More

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Selling Beer via Wholesalers

A panel of three distributors and a brewer will discuss best practices on what wholesalers need from brewers, frustrations with brewers, and some success stories, with a goal to help attendees understand distributors.

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Sensory for a Song: How to DIY (and Why You Should)

Tailored for small breweries, this talk explores easy ways to empower your brewery team to build a sensory program using tools you already have. Leave with the knowledge and confidence to start now!

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Session Beer: Brewing for Flavor and Balance

While session beers can be challenging to brew, they present many opportunities to showcase a brewer’s skill as well as the flavorful and refreshing qualities of the beers themselves. A good session beer, whose moderate …More

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Small-scale CO2 Capture Technology

CO2 recovery has been described in brewing white papers and literature from the 80s. Craft brewing leaders like Sierra Nevada and Alaskan Brewing have implemented large-scale engineered CO2 recovery solutions to reduce costs and greenhouse …More

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