​One Day Technical Conference - Smoky Mountain Brewery, Gatlinburg, TN

Flyer and Registration Form

We are pleased to invite our colleagues and guests to participate in our MBAA Mid-South District
One Day Technical Conference on November, 3, 2012, 08:00-17:00. This will be a very special
opportunity to learn more about brewing and our industry. We have arranged a great program.
Our sponsors will have display tables and be available to present and discuss their products
Our sponsors will have display tables and be available to present and discuss their products

Proposed Program for the Day

(Various beers donated by breweries will be available for tasting during the day)

0800 - 0830

Breakfast and social

0830 - 0900

Business Meeting

0900 - 0945

Session I – Urethane cements or epoxy coatings as flooring in a brewery, Lee Sellers, International Coatings

0945 - 1030

Session II – 2012 North American Barley and Malt Crop - Quality and Supply, Paul Kramer, Rahr Maltings

1030 - 1100

Coffee break

1100 - 1145

Session III – Brewing raw materials quality: evaluating water, malt and hops, Gary Spedding, BDAS

1145 - 1245

Session IV – Workshop on Evoguard valves, Thomas Neher, Krones

12:45 - 1345


1345 - 1430

Session V – Sanitation challenges for the growing brewery, Dirk Loeffler, Loeffler Chemicals

1430 - 1515

Session VI – Dry hopping methology, Jim Mellem, Sierra Nevada

1600 - 1700

Session VII – Advances in fermentation technology, Stephan Epple, Krones

1700 - 1730

Brewers Forum, all presenters available

1730 - 1735

Closing the Meeting

1735 - 1830



Dinner and Social


Quality Inn Creekside
125 LeConte Creek Rd
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Phone: (865) 436-4865
The MBAA group rate of 75.00 per nite. There is a limited number of rooms avaialble. When bookingmembers should ask for Vince or Betsy and mention the MBAA group rate.
***There will be a social at the Smoky Mountain Brewery at 7pm on the Friday prior to the One Day Technical Conference.***