Power Hour

Power Hour is an on-line, interactive teleconference series. Invited guests present on selected topics of interest to the brewing community, followed by a question and answer session.

Power Hours are presented on a general monthly to bi-monthly schedule, but frequency may vary.

Upcoming Events

Cost

  • Participating and accessing the archives is free to Brewers Association members.
  • Non-Members can participate in individual Power Hours for $99 per event.

To participate, you'll need the following

  • Internet access on a computer with audio capability (phone access option available if your computer is not audio capable)

Participants Must Pre-register!

All pre-registered participants will be notified in advance via email with a link and instructions on how to participate. Teleconferences are approximately every six weeks and last for approximately one hour.

Archives

Take advantage of our comprehensive list of past Power Hour presentations. As a member, you have access to past presentation slides, audio recordings, and question and answer scripts as well as free participation in the Power Hour Teleconference Series.

2014 Malting Barley Crop Report

Ian Ward of BSG Select Ingredients presents the latest information about the barley crop, both domestic and international, covering yield volume and quality of the current year’s crop. Ian also delves into malt issues and malt economics. This Power Hour is about more than raw numbers and data, as Ian also …More

Craft Brewing & Mid-Year Category Sales Review

Beginning with an inclusive overview of the beverage alcohol categories covering the first half of the year, Dan will then take a detailed look at craft beer performance from the first of the year through …More

2013 Beer Category and Craft Beer Review

Dan Wandel presents channel shift over the past year as well as beverage alcohol dollar changes across CPG channels. Stats on dollar shares at U.S. Supermarkets are discussed. This presentation is exploding with useful data …More

Economics of Draught Quality

Bart Watson and Jeff Schaefer demonstrate the importance of draught quality and it’s relation to your bottom line. They also present a case on improving retail quality leads to improved sales and experience.

2013 Barley Crop Report

Ian Ward reviews the European growing conditions over the past year and the acreage, yield and production. U.S. and Canada barley growing conditions and production are also presented in detail.

2013 Mid-Year Beer Category and Craft Review

Dan Wandel presents channel shift as well as beverage alcohol dollar changes across CPG channels. Stats on dollar shares at U.S. Supermarkets are discussed. This presentation is exploding with useful data and analysis.

2012 Beer Category and Craft Beer Review

Dan Wandel presents channel shift over the past year as well as beverage alcohol dollar changes across CPG channels. Stats on dollar shares at U.S. Supermarkets are discussed. This presentation is exploding with useful data …More

Malting Barley Crop Report

Ian Ward reviews the European growing conditions over the past year and the acreage, yield and production. U.S. and Canada barley growing conditions and production are also presented in detail.

2012 Mid-Year Beer Category & Craft Segment Review

Dan Wandel presents channel shift as well as beverage alcohol dollar changes across CPG channels. Stats on dollar shares at U.S. Supermarkets are discussed. This presentation is exploding with useful data and analysis.

TTB Brewery Audits – Compliance is Key

Charlie Tull provides links and tips on how to survive a brewery audit by the TTB. Common mistakes and how to avoid are discussed. Inventory record keeping compliance is also reviewed.

Carbonation Demystified

Carbonation Basics, Natural Carbonation and the CO2 Supply Presenter are Dave Meheen, President of Meheen Manufacturing, Marty Velas, Director of Brewing Operations at Smokey Mountain Breweries and Jim Tomczyk, Purification, Dehydration and Filtration Market Development Manager …More

Time, Temperature and Oxygen Impacting Your Beer

Keep It Fresh: Understanding How Time, Temperature and Oxygen Impact Your Beer, and What To Do About Them Distinguished presenters include Dr. Charlie Bamforth, Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting & Brewing Sciences – UC Davis, Tom …More