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KEGS – BEST PRACTICES (part 1 of 3)

For Inspection, Handling, Washing, Filling, Maintenance and Repair Written for the Colorado Brewers Guild by Jon Graber, Micro Matic Packaging …

Business Development

The Oyster: Creating an Atmosphere

Tom Hennessy – Owner/Found of Colorado Boy Brewery An oyster is your retail environment. Why an oyster you ask? Because …


VDK & Warm Dry Hops…a love story

Christopher O’Connor – Director of Quality & Technical Brewing @ Sleeping Giant Brewing Company Introduction: One of the nice things …


Common Safety Concerns for Colorado Breweries

Mike Clark from Olson & Olson has compiled a list of common safety concerns and is a good reference for breweries …

Business DevelopmentWebinars

Options for Retirement Plans – Webinar

COUNTRY Financial provide this webinar as an overview of the different types of Company Sponsored Retirement Plans an Employer can offer …

Business Development

2019 New Colorado Employment Laws

A lot happened during Colorado’s 2019 legislative session in relation to employment laws. Our partners Fisher Phillips wrote up a …

Business DevelopmentOSHA

Brewing Up Some OSHA Enforcement – Are You Ready?

By Christopher Peterson, Partner, Fisher Phillips An increasing number of local breweries here in Colorado have been inspected within the …

Business Development

All Downhill From Here

Article by Brewery Finance Jake Minturn and Doug Hyndman are members of a growing craft beer niche: brewers starting their own …

Brewery Sustainability 101

Environmental responsibility is becoming increasingly important in business. More than ever, customers, job-seekers and employees are considering a company’s environmental …


Boots For Brewing

For the long-term health of a brewer, either for yourself or for your employees, boots are a top concern. This …

Business DevelopmentWebinars

Webinar: R&D Tax Credits

The craft beer industry has grown substantially in the past 5 years and many breweries are missing out on an …



The Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) standard covers the servicing and maintenance of machines and equipment in which the unexpected startup of the …


Let’s Talk Carbonation

First a bit about myself and the production facility I work in as I have found the size of the …


Cleaning Under Pressure

Traditional bright tank and serving tank cleaning with sodium hydroxide (caustic) requires the brewer to vent C02 out of the …


Shelf Life On A Budget

The question of shelf life is a crucial one for breweries entering the retail market or expanding their distribution. It …