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Water Waste Reduction in Your Craft Brewery’s Packaging Practices

According to the Brewers Association, for every barrel of beer your craft brewery brews, you use an average of seven barrels of water, Beall Brewery Insurance reports. Given drought conditions experienced in many different regions of the country, and resulting legislation such as California’s new water restriction laws, it behooves craft brewers to develop policies and procedures to help manage water use.

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Protect Your Brewery Staff from High Pressure Systems

Beall Brewery Insurance reports that the production and use of carbon dioxide is among the most frequent causes of anecdotal injury notifications in breweries.

Most people wouldn’t think of pressure in connection with the craft brewery industry—except for the pressure of producing outstanding beer. But pressure plays an important role in an operating brewery, and is one of the many dangers facing the staff who work there. Read More…

Beer Festival 101: Festival Volunteers

Volunteers make a beer festival go—and they are likely to be a resource you will want to employ for your beer festival.

But staffing your festival with volunteers isn’t as easy as placing a clipboard in your tasting room and collecting names. Here Beall Brewery Insurance spotlights some of the issues you will need to consider for enlisting and utilizing festival volunteers.

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Beer Festival 101: Sustainability

With Earth Day coming up, sustainability will be at the forefront of the public conversation—so it’s a great time to note that you can make your beer festival a “green” event.

There’s a lot of reasons why you would want to put energy into doing so. Read More…

Beer Festival 101: Preventing Liquor Liability Claims

Liquor liability is a risk exposure that every brewery faces. And it’s one of the most severe losses that can hit a craft brewery.

So if you are planning—or participating in—a beer festival, consider carefully how to limit liquor liability exposure for your organization. Read More…

Beer Festival 101: Protecting Your Organization

Beer festivals are frequent (and welcome) occurrences throughout the year. So much so, in fact, that breweries might be forgiven for thinking they must be simple to organize.

But if you’ve participated in—or put together—a beer festival, you already know that such an event is far from simple. And event planning is both a science and an art (and that luck really helps make things run smoothly!). Read More…