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Impact of Biofilm on Draught Beer Quality

Biofilm is a community of microbes encased in a matrix that is most often associated with surfaces but also exists as flocs or chunks of floating matter. Biofilm challenges many industries, because once established in a system, it is hard …Read More

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Sustainability from the Start

Kris Spaulding leads a panel of innovative brewers to discuss simple and affordable improvements that have increased efficiency and reduced costs in their breweries. Representing a wide range of locations, production volumes and business models, the speakers will highlight real-world …Read More

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Reduce Costs by Benchmarking Utility Usage and Waste

In this Power Hour, John Stier, the BA’s sustainability mentor, explains how brewers can use sustainability benchmarking tools to reduce the cost of utilities and waste disposal by tracking their resource consumption on a per-barrel basis. The BA’s benchmarking tools provide …Read More

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Compressed Gas Cylinder Safety

Brewers Association Safety subcommittee members outline necessary steps to ensure the safe handling, storage, and use of compressed gas cylinders in the brewery environment. Virtually all breweries house compressed gas cylinders of some kind, often in the form of CO2 cylinders, …Read More

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Good Manufacturing Practices for Craft Brewers

In this Power Hour, industry experts will explain the “what” and “why” of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) as well as debut a new “how to” set of checklists and best practices. These resources will assist brewers of all sizes in …Read More

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Draught Beer Quality for Retailers

In our first Power Hour of 2015, three draught quality experts take us on a tour of the Brewers Association’s newest resource, Draught Beer Quality for Retailers. These experts present the four major sections of the publication, highlighting key takeaways …Read More

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