Workshop presentations are now available

Presentations from the 4th Annual 2014 Draught Quality Workshop at the Great American Beer Festival® are now available. The Brewers Association Draught Beer Quality subcommittee’s overriding mission is to improve the quality of draught beer dispensed to consumers. The nine presentations offered by industry experts address a wide range of topics including best practices for [...] Read More »

Draught Beer Quality for Retailers

Retailers play a critical role in preserving the great flavor and aroma in beer created by brewers. Great beer in a beer drinker’s glass is no accident, beer must be handled with care at retail. Draught beer systems commonly pour a wide range of brewers’ and suppliers’ beer, so everyone has an interest in keeping [...] Read More »

Facts about Growlers

Growler use by consumers and retailers is becoming an increasingly popular way to bring the retail draught beer experience home or to transport rare or small production beers. The important decision to fill and use growlers must be made with an eye towards safety, delivering quality draught beer and compliance with all state and local [...] Read More »

Economics of Draught Beer Quality Presentation Now Available

The Brewers Association November 2013 Power Hour, Economics of Draught Beer Quality presentation, produced valuable information that has now been made permanently available in the Retailers section under Line Cleaning. This important research clearly demonstrates that retail establishment that clean and maintain draught beer lines according to the Draught Beer Quality Manual guidelines will realize [...] Read More »

Order the Draught Quality Manual

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Order a hard copy of the Draught Quality Manual from the Brewers Association for your staff. This second print edition is the product of the Brewers Association Technical Committee's efforts to improve the quality of draught beer. Please note that the pricing for this item is on a sliding scale. Read More »