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Industry Updates

Best Practices for Keg Users

All beer industry stakeholders have a key role to play in returning kegs to their brewery owners. Keg repatriation motivation starts with the Golden Rule, continues with the power of green (deposit dollars) and ends with the red flag of …Read More

Industry Updates

Keg Etiquette

The Golden Rule KegReturn.com is designed to provide tools to help anyone redirect a keg towards its home brewery. Returning a keg to its owner is the right thing to do—if you lost your wallet you’d hope someone would return it …Read More

Industry Updates

Keg Scrapping

Many Brewers Association member breweries have been contacted by their local scrap yards letting them know that someone has tried to sell one or more of their kegs for scrap value. At 30 pounds empty weight, a typical stainless steel …Read More

Communicating Craft

Steel, not Steal: Keg Loss Continues to be an Industry Problem

Keg loss is a big issue for the craft brewing industry. The BA estimates that keg loss costs each brewery between $.46 and $1.37 per barrel of beer they produce. Read More

Keg Performance Guidelines

In early 2013, the Brewers Association retained Bilfinger Industrial Services (BIS) to develop keg performance guidelines for use by all U.S. brewing industry stakeholders. In this seminar, Terry Staed and Renee Benson introduce the guidelines, discuss research and methodology, and …Read More

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