Presentations

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

Brewery Wastewater Basics

Confused about wastewater from your brewery and what to do with it? This talk will describe the situation from a municipal, environmental, and business owner perspective. The presentation will also cover design, equipment, layout, and …More

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Harnessing Brettanomyces for Flavor Development

Originally identified by New Carlsberg brewery in 1904 as “necessary for bringing English stock beers into proper condition, Brettanomyces yeasts are today best known for their devastating effects on wine quality. Recent growth in the …More

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Researcher Presentations: Your BA Dues At Work

In 2016, the Brewers Association provided $280,000 in competitive grant support for 13 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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Training Effectiveness: Why Your Staff Still Makes Mistakes

Training is an important aspect of occupational safety and health and is required by many regulations. Effective training ensures that employees and employers have the proper knowledge to safely perform job tasks. This session will …More

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Kilned vs. Roasted: Do You Really Know Your Specialty Malt?

Only two commercial maltsters in the U.S. operate roasters to produce specialty malt. This seminar will present a basic understanding of the malting process before delving into the differences between producing malt on a kiln …More

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What You Need to Know About FDA Menu Labeling

Upcoming Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations will require chain restaurants to publish the calorie content of all regular menu items. This seminar will provide an update on the latest government guidance and efforts by …More

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Marketing 101 for the Start-up Brewery

Running a successful brewery is more than just making good beer. Learn the basics of marketing for craft brewers, including preparing for media interviews.

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Malt Milling and Its Ramifications for the Craft Brewer

The milling of base and specialty malts has a significant financial and quality impact on your beer. A complete understanding of the milling process, the different types of milling equipment available, and the standard approach …More

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