Best Practices

The CBG Technical and Education Committee provides opportunities, resources, and acts as a hub of communication for Colorado breweries to elevate their knowledge of quality and safety practices

June 29th, 2018
Higher Stakes Require Higher Quality

Article by Rick Wehner / Brewery Finance In a trade brimming with over 6000 US breweries, how does a craft…

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Shedding Some Light on Water Chemistry   

Brewing water can be viewed as the last frontier to many in our industry, but it needn’t be intimidating in…

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June 5th, 2018
Your Award Winning Beer Is Not Sustainable

No, I’m sure you could likely recreate it again flawlessly, that’s not what I mean. If asked, could you tell…

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May 17th, 2018
The Basics of Kettle Souring

To produce sour beers in a cost-effective and scalable way, brewers are increasingly turning to ‘Kettle Souring’. This is particularly…

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May 14th, 2018
Chemical Safety in the Brewery and Hazard Communication Plans

As we all know being a brewer is really just being a glorified janitor. When you’re making the perfect bug…

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March 19th, 2018
Nitro Beers

Introduction to nitro: Nitro is a method of serving beer that utilizes nitrogen gas to offer a unique beer drinking…

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So You Want to Add a Brewing Lab?
February 19th, 2018
So You Want to Add a Brewing Lab?

A Primer on Adding a Brewing Lab on a Budget Quality control, in brewing and other industries, is one of…

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February 5th, 2018
Techniques for Cask Conditioned Beer Production

With the 14th Annual Firkin Rendezvous approaching on February 17, it seems like a good time to discuss cask conditioned…

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January 22nd, 2018
Draft Line Cleaning – Key to Quality Beer

Introduction Proper cleaning and maintenance of your draft system is just as important as the various CIP methods employed in…

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Permit-Required Confined Space Determination
January 12th, 2018
Permit-Required Confined Space Determination

OSHA is on their way! Well…potentially, so put down your beer because this is a serious topic. As you hopefully…

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