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Boost Your Craft Brewery Security

October is Crime Prevention Month, and Beall Brewery Insurance would like to take the opportunity to remind craft brewery owners and operators how to boost their craft brewery security and protect their businesses from theft. Read More…

Business Continuity for the Craft Brewery

Accidents happen.

There’s a reason that’s a familiar saying! But we could just as easily say, “Extreme weather happens,” or “Computer crashes happen.”

Don’t let this National Preparedness Month go by without investing a little time to ensure your brewery’s business continuity, even in the face of disaster. Read More…

Flood Prevention for the Craft Brewery

While flood can—and does—happen in any region of the United States, this winter the risk is particularly great, not only due to the snowfall and thaw that many areas of the country experience, but also due to the El Niño weather pattern that promises to dump heavy rainfall on California. Beall Brewery Insurance would like to remind craft breweries that flood prevention and preparation tactics have never been more important, and that the time to implement them is now. Read More…

Prepare Your Brewery for an OSHA Inspection

Although “OSHA inspection” may be a phrase to strike terror into the heart of a business owner, Beall Brewery Insurance points out that, for breweries following best production and safety practices, an OSHA inspection is nothing to fear. Read More…

Does Your Brewery Warehouse Waste Water?

Warehousing is important to every craft brewery. Where do you store your craft beer? How do you store it—and for how long?

It’s also an important area to consider for craft breweries striving to reduce water usage and waste water. Cellars are responsible for 17%–nearly a fifth—of a craft brewery’s water usage. Read More…

Brew Beer, Don’t Waste Water: Reducing Water Used in Brewing

Beer is 95% water, but the amount of water needed in the brewing process adds up to much more than that. According to the Brewers Association, brewers need about seven barrels of water to make one gallon of beer.

Of course, not all that water goes into the actual brewing. But the brewing process is responsible for 25% of a typical brewery’s water usage. Read More…

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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