This session will explore the case for craft brewer-favorable state legislation. Specific topics will include: franchise law reform, self-distribution for small brewers while preventing vertical integration that threatens competition and retail privileges at brewery locations.
Presented in association with VLB. Colloidal stability and the avoidance of haze are key quality parameters of beer. This seminar explores possible sources of haze in the final product, how these sources can be detected …More
Safety is not a single action. It is a continual process that includes a number of steps that extend beyond OSHA regulations and audits. This seminar is an overview of fundamental safety program components that …More
This seminar will cover ideas for connecting with your community on local issues and communicating your sustainability practices to consumers.
This seminar covers the key points to keep in mind when planning the design and build of a brewery or brewpub.
Building, expanding or replacing a brewhouse can be an overwhelming task considering the architectural, equipment and production needs for larger and/or more sophisticated equipment. How should the brewhouse, production and packaging equipment be sized and …More
Presented in association with VLB. Each step of production influences the yield and quality of the final product. This seminar will examine the main influences in milling, mashing and lautering with regard to their influence …More
Presented in association with VLB. Each step of production has influence on the yield and on the quality of the final product. In part two of this seminar, Burghard Meyer will discuss the main influences …More
This panel of beer and food experts will present their concepts and discuss the challenges and opportunities of shifting the brewpub concept beyond the average food offerings.
On April 15, a crowd of brewing industry professionals packed the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland, Ore. for the annual Craft Brewers Conference General Session. Brewers Association Chief Economist Bart Watson once again joined Director Paul Gatza on …More