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Educational Publications

Quality and Safety Plan for Mobile Canning

This white paper outlines safety and quality considerations for brewers working with a mobile canning company.Read More

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Industry Updates

Establishing and Ensuring Beer Shelf Life

This resource will help brewers to define and maintain the keeping quality of their beer brands. Both easy to implement suggestions as well as long term considerations for improving beer shelf life are discussed.Read More

Industry Updates

Guidelines for Economical Use of Carbon Dioxide in the Brewery

These tips from the Supply Chain Subcommittee will guide brewers on how to economize their carbon dioxide resources in the event of a supply shortage.Read More

The New Brewer: Sales & Marketing Issue

Thinking Small: Craft Brewers Embrace Smaller Packaging Formats

As craft beer trends toward lighter “lifestyle” options such as session beers, a growing number of craft breweries are gravitating toward smaller package sizes.

The New Brewer: Technical Brewing/Brewery Operations Issue

Tracing Dissolved Oxygen through the Packaging Process

Selling oxidized, stale beer is an easy way to lose customers. With the increasing level of competition for retail space, brewers need every advantage to keep their beer at its best.

We Can and So Can You: Canning Line Selection and Installation

Properly packaging your beer for market is critical to quality and consumer experience, and the first step is selecting and installing the equipment! Join moderator Alan Windhausen from Pikes Peak Brewing, plus speakers Brock Ashburn from Highland Brewing and Perry …Read More

The Effect of Malt Quality and the Malting Process on Beer Flavor Stability

Key staling compounds in beer, e.g., ketones and aldehydes, initiate from precursors and enzymes present in malt. Staling mechanisms include lipoxygenase (LOX) mediated oxidation of unsaturated fatty acids, aldehydes originating from process thermal load, and Strecker degradation of amino acids. …Read More

Observations on Tracing Dissolved Oxygen Pickup in Beer Packaging

Join Andy Tveekrem, Brewmaster and Co-Founder of Market Garden Breweries, as he presents a practical guide to techniques for assessing and reducing dissolved oxygen (DO) pickup across packaging operations, with an emphasis on small scale (25-100 cpm) fillers for bottles and cans …Read More

All Clear: Let’s Talk About Glass Quality

Unless your consumers are trying to get into the Guinness Book of records, no one wants to swallow glass! The Craft Brewers Glass Quality Group (CBGQG) is a dream team of quality, packaging and brewing professionals from at least a …Read More

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