Category: Craft Beer

On-Premises Tap Handle Management

In a couple of weeks I will be speaking on this very same topic to on-premises owners and employees at the Nightclub and Bar Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas, in a session called Rotation Nation: Maximizing Your Craft Beer Selection, it is going to be lots of fun

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What to look for in a Beer Festival

Great Beer Festivals – What to Look For Beer festivals are popular around the world.  They occur in large metropolitan areas, medium-sized college towns, and small rural areas.  What makes a beer festival so attractive is that it is a way for a community to gather to relax, enjoy a

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The Beer Industry

Getting Started in the Brewery/Brewing Industry Before even beginning operations in the production or sale of brewery based products, a business owner must first decide on what type of brewery based activity that the new business will engage in.  Doing this will not only determine the specific application procedure needed

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Brewers and Distillers Spent Grain, the Agricultural Twist by the FDA

Many brewers and distillers maximize their profit potential and reduce their biological waste output by selling their spent grains to farmers for livestock animal feed.  This has recently been subject to potential regulation by the federal government.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published its Preventive Control Rule for

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Craft Brewers Precision and a Basic Tool – the Beer Meter

According to the Brewers Association, Craft Brewers have succeeded in establishing high levels of quality, consistency and innovation, expanding the minds of the beer consumer and creating the most diverse brewing culture in the world. The number of craft brewers have expanded dramatically in just the last few years and

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