2. European MicroBrew Symposium − Market, Trends and Technology
2-day symposium for professional craft and micro brewers from European countries − in cooperation with Brau Beviale in Nuremberg
The European Craft Brewing Summit in the castle: 15/16 September 2013, Nürnberg, Germany. Language: English
Brewing technology, fermentation, beer styles, process optimizing, new equipment, microbiology, beer losses and more plus a excursion to the hop crop in the Hallertau!
We recommend a visit to the drinktec trade fair taking place immediately after our symposium from 16 to 20 September in Munich. A bus transfer to Munich on Monday will be provided!
- Samstag, 14. September 2013Programm anzeigen19:30 - 23:00Programme Saturday, 14 SeptemberGet-together at the Frankonian Restaurant "Hütt'n"
Beginn Programmpunkt & Sprecher 19:30Get-together at the Frankonian Restaurant "Hütt'n"Distance 200 meters from the Youth Hostel in the historic district. Bergstrasse 20, 90403 Nürnberg, www.huettn-nuernberg.de
- Sonntag, 15. September 2013Programm anzeigen10:00 - 23:00Programme Sunday, 15 SeptemberTechnical Sessions, Open Panel Discussion with beer & food
Beginn Programmpunkt & Sprecher 10:00Welcome by VLB Berlin and Brau Beviale 10:15History of brewing guilds in EuropeBurghard Meyer (VLB Berlin) 10:45From DIY to professional micro brewing: The technological challenges of getting biggerRoland Folz (VLB Berlin) 11:30Fermentation: Control, propagation, yeast strainsJan Biering (VLB Berlin) 12:15Discussion 12:30Lunch break 13:15Specialty malts for special beer typesUlrich Ferstl (Weyermann® Malzfabrik) 13:45Optimizing efficiency in beer brewing – An issue also for micro brewersRoland Pahl (VLB Berlin) 14:30CRAFT-STAR™ – Introduction of a 40 hl craft brewing systemOliver Jakob (GEA Brewery Systems) 15:00Discussion 15:15Break 15:45Microbiological maintainance in the breweryChristopher Nüter (VLB Berlin) 16:30Tax issues in pub brewing: Importance of a proactive production declaration in order to avoid irritations between brewer and tax authoritiesThomas Tyrell (VLB Berlin) 17:15Craft beer in cansFritz Wülfing (Beer Sommelier / Fritz Ale) 17:45Discussion 18:00Dinner buffet & beerFoyer of the conference hall 19:00Craft, Crafty or Pseudo-Craft: The ideological debate over craft beersIna Verstl (Brauwelt int.)Open panel discussion: The success factors of craft brewingWhat are the key factors of beeing successful in craft brewing? Open panel dicussion with keynote lectures about the developments in the USA and Denmark. Moderation: Roland Folz and Burghard Meyer (VLB). Invited guests (so far): David Grinell (Boston Brewing Co/Samual Adams), Axel G. Kristiansen (Scandinavian Brewing School, DK), Chuck Skypeck (Brewers Association, USA) Open for questions & comments. Beer will be served! 23:00End of the day
- Montag, 16. September 2013Programm anzeigen09:00 - 20:00Programme Monday, 16 September“Hallertauer Hop Experience”: Excursion with visits to a hop farm, hop processing plants and more
Beginn Programmpunkt & Sprecher 9:00Start bus transfer from Hostel Nuremberg to the HallertauHop farming 10:30Visit of a hop farm in the Hallertau: Hop crop in practice / Manual classification / New varieties in Germany 12:00Lunch (traditional Bavarian “Brotzeit”)Hop processing & application 13:15Visit to Hopfenveredlung St. Johann: Hop receiving, quality control, cold storage, pellet production 14:30Break (Coffee/beer/refreshments) 15:30Visit to the hop processing plant of Hopsteiner in Mainburg: CO2 and Ethanol processing facility / beer tasting 18:00Bavarian dinner at Weinstube Huber in Hebrontshausen 20:00End of symposiumOptional bus transfer back to Nuremberg or to MunichWe recommend a following visit to the drinktec trade show in Munich (16 to 20 September)