We’ve always existed to serve the industry, so ProBrewer is thrilled to be bringing you a bevy of incredible new tools and resources to help further your efforts. Whether you’re an industry leader, or a new brewery just opening your doors, we’ve got what you need to continue leveling-up your capabilities. Conveniently organized by business function, each page takes you beyond the latest news and insights and offers direct support from some of the top minds across the industry.
A well-equipped brewery is paramount to your success. It’s more than a question of if good beer comes out the other side; it’s about profitability, efficiency, reliability, sustainability, and much more. In the business of beer, the tools you use will truly separate the wheat from the chaff. With that, welcome to the home of everything you need to know about effectively equipping and maintaining your brewery. Navigate the page to “Ask the Experts,” peruse recent FAQ’s, view relevant discussions, and check out the latest insights.
According to the Canadian news outlet CBC, Diversified Metal Engineering (DME) is negotiating with a potential buyer. Canadian-based DME, which manufacturers brewing equipment, left many breweries stranded after paying deposits on DME equipment yet to be delivered. Details of the negotiations were not released, but left hope that DME may resurface.
They say not to judge a book by its cover – but this is beer. Whether you like it or not, your packaging decisions will make a big difference in how many folks buy your brew. With that, welcome to the home of everything you need to know about packaging, bottling, and kegging. Navigate the page to “Ask the Experts,” peruse recent FAQ’s, view relevant discussions, and check out the latest insights.
If your beer is what you put into it – you’d better be sure you’ve got just the right barley, malt, hops, and water…and you know how to use them! Whether you’re a season expert who’s published multiple books on brewing ingredients (like our resident expert, Stan Hieronymous), or you’re a brewery in planning looking to mash your first grains, we’ve got you covered!
Flying Dog Brewery is going ‘green.’ Green Leaf that is. The Frederick Maryland brewery is partnering with Green Leaf Medical Cannabis to produce a THC-infused non-alcoholic beer called Hop Chronic IPA. This is the second brewery to pursue a non-alcohol cannabis beverage after Heineken’s Lagunitas Brewing in California announced their cannabis-infused non-alcoholic IPA called Hi-Five Hops back in June of last year.
Uncovering the right distribution strategy for your brewery and bringing it to life can prove quite challenging in and of itself…But in today’s diverse, rapidly moving marketplace there are endless considerations in how to best serve your consumers and brand. Thankfully, you’ve landed on the home of all things distribution related.
Columbia Distributing, the large Pacific Northwest wholesaler, has gained more territory as it has announced it will purchase Graybeal Distributing of Pendleton, Oregon. Graybeal sells a little over 1 million cases, including the MillerCoors portfolio, Heineken and a variety of craft. This is the latest in the ongoing consolidation of the middle tier as the large wholesalers get larger through acquisitions of smaller “heritage” wholesalers.