Results and insights from the Brewers Association’s sustainability benchmarking project will be summarized and presented. A preliminary look at 2015 data will be reviewed along with a request for additional member participation. Potential expansion of …More
Simple ways to make your tap room a “third space” in order to develop regular guests, build a sense of community, instill loyalty and increase sales.
An overview of supply chain theory with emphasis on production planning, forecasting and inventory management. Specific topics include seasonal transition, dunnage management and trucking logistics.
In this seminar, leading beer industry economists Bart Watson and Lester Jones help breweries learn how to find and use industry and government data for demand planning, market planning and business development.
The BA sustainability subcommittee initiated the benchmarking of key performance indicators for utility usage and cost, and the initial results were presented at CBC 2014. This seminar presents the results of an expanded benchmarking dataset …More
Presented in association with VLB. Different types of fermentation and the use of different yeast strains influence the character and taste of beer by the production of various fermentation by-products. In this seminar, Burghard Meyer …More
Understanding the state of the hop market and the implications of growing and sourcing sustainably produced hops is an important part of sustainability for breweries. A panel of experts will discuss these issues.
Unlike other brewery equipment, brewers yeast does not come with an operator‚Äôs manual. This talk will cover the essentials of yeast management, including feeding, pitching, cropping and storage of your yeast. Selecting and renewing your …More
A case study describing the process of defining dissolved oxygen standards, standardizing testing procedures and eliminating sources of DO pick-up during the commissioning and operation of an older-model rotary filler.
An overview of New Belgium Brewing Company’s unique dry hopping techniques and the science behind them.