We’ve rounded up some of the industry’s best and brightest to lead sessions at our second BREW SMART: Focus on Quality.
Here’s the full schedule:
Monday, June 9, 2014
2 PM: Optional Tour of AB Tech’s Lab
3:30 PM: Check-in/Welcome
4:15 PM: Off-Flavors in the Brewing Process; Speakers: Eric Jorgenson of Highland Brewing and Erik Lars Myers of Mystery Brewing
5:15 PM: Guild Update plus Q&A w/ the Board
6:00 PM: Official Happy Hour at Highland–bring (your) beer to share with your peers!
Dinner: Catered at Highland
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
8 AM: Bagels & Coffee at Highland
9 AM: Yeast Propagation and Pitching in a Small Craft Brewery; Speaker: Andrew Turner of Mystery Brewing
10 AM: Packaging Quality Assurance Speakers: Greg Ferguson of Highland Brewing and Jim Mellem of Sierra Nevada; Moderator: Paul Auclair, Deep River Brewing
11 AM: Standard Operating Procedures in the Brewery: Paul Auclair of Deep River Brewing
Noon: Lunch and Mini-tradeshow
1:30 PM: Piloting and Scaling Recipes Speakers: John Lyda of Highland Brewing and Kevin Kozak of Front Street Brewing; Moderator: Greg Kidd, BearWaters Brewing
2:30 PM: Breakout Sessions:
Employment Law; Speaker: Hayley Wells of Ward & Smith OR Getting to Know Diacetyl; Speaker: Jeff Irvin of AB Tech
3:30 PM: Breakout Sessions:
Trademark and Intellectual Property Law; Speaker: Robert Van Arnam of Williams Mullen
OR Setting Up A Lab in a Small Brewery; Speakers: Andrew Turner of Mystery Brewing and Dr. Tim Wadkins
4:30 PM: Q&A with ABC Commission Staff; Startup requirements, labeling requirements, growler law, permit maintenance, etc.
5:15 PM: Official Happy Hour–enjoy Highland brews in the tap room
6:15 PM Official end of session (though anybody can stick around)
It’s a bargain for $75 a person, including several meals. Members only!
Sign up here: bit.ly/brewsmart