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Brewers Publications Releases Updated Beer Quality Handbook (4th Edition)

Boulder, Colorado • April 16, 2019 — A delicious draft beer is a real treat, but the challenge is to ensure that the beer is enjoyed with all the freshness and flavor intended by the brewer. In an ongoing effort to educate and improve the quality of beer served, Brewers Publications® published an updated and revised fourth edition of the Draft beer quality manual.

Prepared by the Technical Committee of the Brewers Association, the Draft beer quality manual features detailed, well-researched information on draft line cleaning, system components and design, gas pressure and balance, proper pouring technique, glassware sanitation, and other valuable tips experts. Information on straight and long draw systems, important safety tips and helpful visuals for easy reference are also included.

“The commitment to providing quality draft beer will enhance the experience of beer lovers and foster their appreciation of a well crafted beer,” said John Mallett, Co-Chair of the Brewers Association Technical Committee. “Our goal is to ensure that draft system installers, beer wholesalers, retailers, brewers and anyone interested in quality draft beer, have access to resources to help them achieve excellence at every stage. of the brewing, selling and pouring process.”

The Brewers Association’s Draft Beer Quality Task Force began focusing on retail draft beer quality in 2007. Led by Ken Grossman, founder of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and chairman in 2008 of the Brewers Association Technical Committee, the brewing community has come together to develop a set of best practices and standards to help brewers, wholesalers, retailers and pressure system installers improve and maintain the quality of draft beer available. the Draft beer quality manual continues to evolve through collaborative efforts within the brewing community.

Brewers Publications supports the mission of the Brewers Association by publishing books of lasting value for home and professional brewers, as well as titles that promote understanding and appreciation of American craft beer. With over 50 titles to choose from, it’s the leading publisher of contemporary and relevant brewing literature for today’s craft brewers, home brewers and beer lovers.

Draft beer quality manual

Prepared by the Brewers Association Technical Committee

Pin : 120 pages

Dimensions: 8.25 x 10.75 inches

ISBN: 978-1-938469-60-2

Price: $24.95

For more information, including group purchases, please visit the Brewers Publications Website.

Contact: Abby Cohen (on behalf of the Brewers Association) 646-695-7044

About the Brewers Association

The Brewers Association (BA) is the nonprofit trade association dedicated to America’s small, independent brewers, their beers, and the community of brewing enthusiasts. The BA represents more than 4,800 American breweries. The BA Independent Craft Brewer Seal is a widely adopted symbol that differentiates beers from small independent craft brewers. The BA organizes events including the beer world cup®, Great American Oktoberfest®, Craft Brewers Conference® & BrewExpo America®, FLAVOR: An American Craft Beer and Dining Experience, Homebrew Con, National Homebrew Competition and American Craft Beer Week®. The BA publishes The new brewer® magazines, and Brewers publications® is the leading publisher of brewing literature in the United States. Beer lovers are invited to learn more about the vibrant world of craft beer at® and on homebrewing via BAs American Homebrew Association® and free Brewing Guru® mobile app. follow us on Facebook, Twitter and instagram.

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