Counting Yeast Cells

"It is nearly impossible to consistently produce beer of a high quality without pitching a known quantity (and quality) of yeast. Some brewers are under the impression that performing yeast counts and yeast viability assessments are out of reach in regards to their technical ability and/or equipment budget, however, this could not be further from the truth. Read more...

Keg and Valve Maintenance and Repair Standards

Kegs and keg valves must be repaired & maintained to mitigate safety risks to both the public and brewery employees, to prevent damage to keg filling equipment, and to deliver beer of optimal quality to the consumer. Read more...



  • Standard Acceptable Loss?

    ​Q: I am researching Standard Acceptable Loss Percentages for the Brewing and Packaging processes. I am looking to obtain information that will help to compare our losses to a set standard. I am looking for a breakdown of the percentages for each of the following steps: Boil – Whirlpool; Whirlpool – Fermenter; Fermenter – Filter; Filter – Brite; Brite – Pasteurizer; Pasteurizer – Buffer; Buffer – Filler; Filler – Finished Product. Read More...




District Michigan

Join District Michigan and the Detroit Beer Barons on December 13th for a night of beer, Feather Bowling, and friends!

District St. Louis

District St. Louis will into the Holiday season by holding the popular annual Holiday Party on Friday , December 4, at the new Standard Brewing Company in Maryland Heights, MO. The district would like to thank event sponsors, beer sponsors, and members' companie. Don't miss this event!

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Why Should Breweries Be Concerned About Food Safety?

The MBAA Food Safety Website provides tools to help you comply with the just-released FDA Food Safety Modernization Act final rules and the compliance deadlines.

Registration Now Open for 2016 Brewery Packaging Technology Course

Learn more and register for this popular course taking place April 24 - May 6, 2016 in Madison, Wisconsin.

Save the Date for World Brewing Congress

World Brewing Congress 2016, a conference developed by a global collaboration of brewing groups, will take place in Denver, Colorado, on August 13–17, 2016. Come to network and share information with brewers from around the world.



Brewing with Honey Webinar

January 21, 2016
10 - 11 a.m CST

Brewery Packaging Technology Course

April 24–May 6, 2016
Madison, Wisconsin

Engineering and Utilities Course

September 26–October 7, 2016
St. Paul, Minnesota

Brewing and Malting Science Course

October 23–November 4, 2016
Madison, Wisconsin




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