Tag Archives: beer

Craft Beer Industry Changes During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Operating a craft brewery means you have to be agile. You have to adjust to a changing marketplace, shifts in your customer base, and emergency situations.

So it’s no surprise that the craft beer industry has demonstrated considerable agility in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. 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…

California Beer, Re-Defined

We already know there is some controversy surrounding the question, “What is craft beer?”

But now there could be controversy regarding an even broader question: “What is beer?”

In California, anyway. Read More…

The Brewery Distillery Relationship

Barrel-aging beer is no new trend. But as the number of US craft distilleries continues to rise (the number grew nearly 35% from 2012 to 2017, and now tops 1500 total), barrel usage is hotter than ever. And that’s not the only facet of the brewery distillery relationship. 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…