Brewery Floors

Brewery and “wet” side packaging operations tend to be wet, slippery environments best served by sealed floors and floor drains. Although it is still possible to visit very old operations in Europe that actually have wooden floors in the brewhouse and sometimes even the cellars, most modern breweries start with a solid concrete slab.



  • Measuring wort oxygen

    ​Q: I have a question for your blog about predicting dissolved oxygen levels.  I am looking for an equation that will predict with reasonable accuracy the dissolved oxygen levels of wort using an inline aeration assembly with a lpm regulator on the oxygen tank.  I have heard that anywhere from 4 to 6 lpm for 30 to 45 minutes with a 10bbl system with give about 8ppm dissolved oxygen, but this range is far to large.  Lets assume that m Read More...




District Cincinnati is Now District Midwest!

After a journey nearly two years long, District Cincinnati was renamed District Midwest as of April 4, 2014. Congratulations to District Midwest! Click here to read more about this change.

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2014 MBAA Annual Conference Registration Is Open!

Registration for the 2014 MBAA Annual Conference, part of Brewing Summit 2014, is now open! Register before April 24 and receive a discounted rate on your registration. Download the Registration Brochure for details on technical sessions, workshops, special sessions, and more.

Beer Packaging, Second Edition Available for Pre-order

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District Volunteer Award

New this year, the MBAA District Volunteer Award will be awarded to the District with the most volunteer activity for the year. The winning District will receive up to $1,500 to aid in speaker travel. MBAA Committee Members and District Officers are eligible to apply. Use the Volunteer Activity Online Form to submit your volunteer activity.




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November 2-13, 2014
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