Hard seltzer is a great option for brewers looking to diversify their current portfolios with the goal of bringing a new customer demographic into the pub or production map. This seminar is a practical guide to getting started, with an …Read More
For years at Harpoon Brewery, IPA was king. Then 3,000 more breweries opened and invented a million new styles and we had to wrap our heads around making all of them – from brilliant, chill-proof pilsner to so-hazy-you-could-float-a-penny-on-it New England style IPA …Read More
Originally designed to cool wort, coolships are becoming more prevalent in U.S. craft breweries for more than just spontaneous fermentation. A look at uses and best practices.
As the craft brewing industry seeks to become more efficient in brewing practices, the number of breweries who are considering alternatives to T-90 hop pellets to help improve process loss and maintain desired flavor output is growing. Such alternatives include, but …Read More
Every beer lover has to drive a car or operate machinery now and again. And when they do, instead of sugary sodas or tasteless water, alcohol-free beer can be a great choice. Alcohol-free beers (AFB) have a beer flavor and, …Read More
The mash is the most critical step of wort production. Without a good mash, brewers run the risk of inefficient extraction, loss of yield, off-flavors, and general low quality beer. Join Derek Zuniga of Real Ale Brewing Company to discuss …Read More
All brewers want to make good beer. Sending any amount of that beer down the drain means that some of our good work is wasted.
The process of passivation, while not well understood by many brewers, is a component of fresh and flavorful beer. Passivation helps protect stainless steel from chemical attack.
Contracting is an essential tool when you are building, modifying, or repairing your brewery. Building a communicative relationship with your contractor is the first step.
Ninkasi Brewing has adopted a mentality of continuous improvement—also known as lean manufacturing—to help solve its operational challenges.