Articles Posted in the Industry Conferences Category

  • Water Is A Big Deal, Dude

    Water Is A Big Deal, Dude

    Not all beer conferences are fun and games. Some are actually serious events where serious issues, problems, and potential solutions are discussed. One such serious issue affecting the brewing industry is WATER CONSERVATION. Just last month, I had the honor and opportunity of attending the Great Lakes Craft Brewer’s and Water Conservation Workshop in Rochester, [...]

  • Louis Glunz Beer Inc. Announces CBC Chicago Events

    Louis Glunz Beer Inc. Announces CBC Chicago Events

    GLUNZ BEER’S GLOBAL BEER EXPO XVI KICKS-OFF WEEK-LONG ROSTER OF SPECIAL EVENTS AROUND 2010 CRAFT BREWERS CONFERENCE – April 7-10 Featured Appearance by Fritz Maytag, “Grandfather of Microbrewing” Thursday, April 8 – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Whole Foods Lincoln Park Chicago, March 29, 2010 – April 5th starts a banner week for Chicago [...]

  • Announcing The Great Lakes Water Conservation Workshop

    Announcing The Great Lakes Water Conservation Workshop

    Back in November I had the opportunity and honor to attend as well as give a presentation at the Great Lakes and Craft Brewers Water Conservation Conference in Milwaukee, WI. The conference has resulted in a tremendous momentum towards water conservation and sustainability in the craft beer industry. I’m very pleased and excited to announce [...]

  • NRA Chicago – Day Three

    NRA Chicago – Day Three

    Although the two previous days in Chicago were spectacular, from the perspective of The Beer Wench – the third evening was “la piece de resistance.” (For those of you who did not grow up spewing out French sayings, I’ve attached the definition …) pièce de ré·sis·tance n. pl. 1. An outstanding accomplishment: “The bison is [...]

  • NRA Chicago – Day Two

    NRA Chicago – Day Two

    As I’m sure you can imagine, we were quite exhausted after the first evening in Chicago. Luckily, I was able to sleep in a little before hitting the floor at the NRA show. The show was held at McCormick Place — which consists of approximately 2.7 million sq. ft. of exhibit halls. The show was [...]

  • NRA Chicago – Day One

    NRA Chicago – Day One

    Now, usually I only write about food when it has relevance to beer. However, I cannot resist writing about my experience at the National Restaurant Association Show this past weekend in Chicago. (Disclaimer: there will be much blogging about beer experiences as well. I had the honor of meeting and drinking with what I would [...]