Three sustainability-minded craft brewers from Colorado joined last week’s Brew Talks meetup, held at New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins, Colo., to share methods for scaling an eco-friendly brewery with more than 100 industry professionals. New Belgium’s director of sustainability Jenn Vervier, along with Upslope Brewing’s director of brewing operations, Dany Pages, and Taylor Kranz, a brewer with Fort Collins Brewery, explained how their companies have prioritized environmental sustainability over profits as they’ve grown.
A trio of Colorado’s most recognizable beer industry leaders joined Tuesday’s Brew Talks meetup, hosted at New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins, Colo., to discuss the state of their industry. Odell Brewing co-founder Wynne Odell joined Left Hand Brewing co-founder Eric Wallace and New Belgium CEO Christine Perich to address a myriad of issues impacting the U.S. craft landscape, including mergers & acquisitions, the influx of capital in craft, increasing competition and ongoing distribution challenges.
Another town. Another round: Brewbound is pleased to announce that New Belgium Brewing, the country’s fourth largest craft brewery, will play host to a pair of Brew Talks events in 2016. The first, happening on March 22 at the New Belgium headquarters in Fort Collins, Colo., will feature two panel discussions on the business of beer. The evening’s first conversation will look at eco-friendly brewing initiatives, triple bottom line business models and the challenges of scaling a sustainably-minded craft brewery. A second conversation on the state of the U.S. craft beer business will feature local brewery owners and look at marketplace issues such as pay-to-play, mergers & acquisitions, distributor consolidation and wholesaler incentive programs, among other topics.
Brewbound.com is pleased to announce that Kim Jordan, the co-founder and CEO of New Belgium Brewing Company, will speak at the Brewbound Session on Nov. 29 in San Diego. Starting from the basement of her home, Jordan has helped build New Belgium into the third-biggest craft brewery in the U.S., one that is currently distributed… Read more »