Educational Publications

Draught Beer Line Cleaning Log

It is recommended that all draught system cleaners keep a cleaning log that is clearly visible to the retailer, the wholesaler, and the brewer. The cleaning log should show the last cleaning having occurred within …More

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Important Information for Growler Tags

Free Customizable Growler Tag Template Download PDF template Download EPS template Help your customers enjoy your beer at it’s best from growlers. Be sure and include these tips on your growler tags and keep your staff safe by ensuring they follow the safety guidelines listed below. For Best Flavor Add These Tips to Your …More

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Cost of Goods Sold

The Cost of Goods Sold manual will help brewing organizations think about the costs and systems they have in place and enable them to make decisions about how to account for them. Accounting for COGS requires …More

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Hazard Assessment Principles

The Hazard Assessment Principles guide provides breweries a helpful and consistent guideline for best management practices (BMPs) when developing and improving brewery safety programs, standard operating procedures, and worker safety compliance in the brewery. Ensuring a …More

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Food Safety Modernization Act FAQs for Brewers

Brewers’ Responsibilities and Obligations under the U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) What is the Food Safety Modernization Act? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law on January …More

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Design and Construction of Brewery Quality Labs

Learn Basic Guidelines Brewery labs do not have to be complex, but it is important to understand the implications of material, site, and equipment selection. Brewers, laboratory personnel and engineers can learn basic guidelines to consider when …More

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Compressed Gas Cylinders Management

Safe management of compressed gas cylinders should protect the integrity of the cylinder valve at all times and prevent the release of hazardous energy and chemicals. Most all breweries house compressed gas cylinders, often in the …More

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Sustainable Design and Build Strategies for Craft Brewers

Learn concepts, best practices, and innovations available to brewers and brewpub owners who are looking to enhance, expand, or renovate their operations and wish to incorporate sustainable and green building elements into their designs.

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Wastewater Management Guidance Manual

Take an advanced look at craft brewery wastewater management and gain knowledge to help develop your brewery form an effective partnership with local wastewater treatment facilities.

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Managing Malting Barley and Grains Supply Chain Quality

Health concerns associated with the widespread use of glyphosate have created public interest and questions, both in Europe and in the U.S. This best practice guidance is designed to increase understanding, scrutiny and accountability at …More

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