International MicroBrew Symposium 2017
Event highlight directly on the first day of drinktec 2017: 11 September 2017, ICM - Internationales Congress Center Munich, Germany. Presentation language: English
The International MicroBrew Symposium is an industry event that addresses professional brewers from brewpubs and craft breweries from around the world. The topics are focused on technological and quality aspects of beer brewing on a professional level. Besides an overview of the international market trends in this segment the symposium focuses primarily on technical / technological aspects of craft beer production. In addition to general concepts for small-scale brewery plants, the rich variety of products available by variations to the raw materials, process parameters and yeasts as well as the necessary quality control will be presented and discussed.
The VLB MicroBrew Symposium is a series of events which was established in cooperation of VLB Berlin and BrauBeviale in 2012. This year, it is located at drinktec in Munich, the world’s leading trade fair for the beverage and liquid food industry.
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- Monday, 11. September 2017Show Program08:00 - 21:00Program: International MicroBrew Symposium 2017 (preliminary)Market – Technology – Quality
Start Program & Speakers 8:00RegistrationTechnical SessionChair: Burghard Meyer (VLB Berlin) 9:00Welcome by VLB Berlin 9:157 Trends: Differentiation & the future of craftHorst Dornbusch (Cerevisia Communications, USA) 9:50Dry hopped beers – Does the filtration have an influence?Frank Peifer (Hopsteiner, Mainburg) 10:25The craft beer movement in China and the story of Great Leap Brewing, BeijingCarl Setzer (Great Leap Brewing, Beijing, China) 11:00Break 11:30Optimizing brewhouse work – How can small brewers handle various recipes efficiently?Burghard Meyer (VLB Berlin) 12:05Weyermann® malt products to adjust key parameters of brewingUlrich Ferstl (Weyermann, Bamberg) 12:40Lunch 13:30Work safety: Top 5 brewery hazards for craft brewers and how to avoid themEvan Meffert (Brewmaster, USA) 14:05Optimizing your processes – How to save water and energy in your craft breweryDeniz Bilge (VLB Berlin) 14:40Active Dry YeastPhilippe Janssens (Fermentis, France) 15:15Break 15:45A beer traveller's insights – The craft brewing scene in South Africa and bordering countriesHolger Meier (Distributor of beer and author, Durban, South Africa) 16:20Craft beer in a wine country: The development in France and the story of Brasserie PerleChristian Artzner (Brasserie Perle, Strasbourg, France) 16:55Special Yeast – Special Beers (working title)Kurt Marshall (VLB Berlin) 17:30End of Technical Session 18:00Craft Beers and Snack in the lobby 21:00End of symposiumsubject to change!