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Craft Brewery Cyber Security

Beall Brewery Insurance reports that cyber-related data breach incidents increased in both frequency and severity in 2013—and the trend is accelerating, according to Marsh Risk Management Research. Read More…

Earthquake, Tornado, or Flood—Oh My

Beall Brewery Insurance reports that weather claims are one of the top three craft brewery losses based on frequency, according to data from The Hanover Insurance Group. A craft brewery natural disaster—whether from a lightning storms, earthquake, flood, or tornado—can turn into a business disaster if proper steps aren’t taken beforehand.  Read More…

Total (Craft Beer) Recall

Beall Brewery Insurance reports that beer spoilage and contamination are among the top three craft brewery losses based on severity, according to data from The Hanover Insurance Group. That being the case, it is vital for a brewery to develop a recall plan in the event that contaminated beer gets out on the market. Read More…

Prevent Beer Spoilage and Contamination

Beall Brewery Insurance reports that beer spoilage and contamination are among the top three craft brewery losses based on severity, according to data from The Hanover Insurance Group. The unintentional use of contaminated materials and the spoilage of a batch of beer present a huge exposure to the financial well-being—and the reputation—of any brewery. Read More…

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…

The Keys to Brewery Maintenance

The Beall Brewery Insurance safety team recently completed research that revealed consistency and scheduling as the two most important factors in brewery maintenance.

The last thing a craft brewer needs is for equipment to give out, resulting in time, energy, and money spent on clean-up, lost product, and frustrated customers—exactly what happened to one New England brewery late last year when a gasket gave out on a tank, sending a flood of beer out onto the brewery floor. The brewery lost the entire batch of its popular brew—a costly incident that points out the importance of doing regular checks on equipment to ensure that everything is working properly. Read More…

Online Application Simplifies Brewery Insurance Search

Beall Brewery Insurance has delivered yet another reason why it is one of the fastest growing craft brewery insurance agencies in the country. The recent launch of the Beall Brewery Insurance online universal insurance application makes it simple and convenient for operators of regional breweries, microbreweries, contract breweries, and brewpubs to quickly provide information needed for an insurance quote. Read More…

Brewery New Year’s Checklist

As the year winds down and craft brewery owners look ahead to new brews, bigger equipment, increased square footage, and expanded distribution in 2014, it’s a great time to review brewery insurance coverage and make sure that you’re covered. Read More…