Register for MBAA-RMD November 14 Meeting

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
5:00pm – 9:00pm

Check-in, Announcements, Dinner and Presentations will be held at:
The Space Gallery
400 Santa Fe Drive
Denver, CO 80204
Ph: (720) 904-1088

Social Hour will be held at:
Crazy Mountain Brewing Company
471 Kalamath St, Denver, CO 80204

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MBAA-RMD Press Release August 2017

On Friday, August 18th Rio Bravo Brewing hosted the MBAA Rocky Mountain District Out of Towner in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The meeting began with opening remarks by President Dana Jonson, and John Seabrooks of Rio Bravo Brewing. Dana then introduced John Gozigian from the New Mexico Brewers Guild, who spoke about craft brewing in New Mexico.

After John’s segment, Jake Capron from Proximity Malting was introduced. He spoke about flavor development during malting, and opened the floor to questions.

Dr. Kevin Lombard from New Mexico State University then spoke about the AMBA winter barley trials. After questions for Dr. Lombard were concluded, Dr. Lance Lusk was introduced. Dr. Lusk went over Sci-Tech for Improving shelf life. Dr Lusk was then followed by Amber Beye, who covered hop growing in Southern Colorado.

Amber was followed by John Seabrooks, who spoke about hop flavor in beer. Closing remarks were given afterward by John Seabrooks, and Dodie Doyle. The group then left Rio Bravo Brewing for lunch and tours at Boxing Bear. Lunch was followed by tasting and tours at Le Cumbre, and Marble Brewery.

The next MBAA Rocky Mountain District meeting will be held in November at Crazy Mountain Brewing in Denver.


Brynn Keenan
Publicity Chair
Master Brewers Association of the Americas – District Rocky Mountain
August, 2017

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MBAA-RMD Press Release – February 2017

On February 24th, 2017, the Rocky Mountain District held its winter meeting at Breckenridge Brewery in Littleton, CO.

President Dana Johnson started the formal meeting with discussion of an upcoming event at Left Hand Brewing. He then went over the financials of the Rocky Mountain MBAA District, and encouraged members to apply for the available scholarship opportunities.

Dana then introduced Andrew Dagnan, from Breckenridge Brewery. Andrew presented on the safe handling of barrel aged beers. The topics included the safety issues associated with transportation, stacking, washing, and emptying of barrels. The overview of transportation included forklift use and management, manual handlers, and forklift attachments for moving single barrels. Andrew then went over proper storage of barrels including rack inspection, proper stacking, and earthquake protection. He concluded with pressure safety while emptying barrels, and an overview of PPE and best practices for chemical handing. Andrew then gave a few resources for further information, and received questions.

MBAA RMD Meeting February 2017 | Breckenridge Brewery

After Andrew’s presentation, Dana introduced Sean Doyle from DEWCO, Inc. who presented on CIP systems, and the benefits of automation. Sean went over automated CIP systems, and the advantages as far as reducing consumption, safety hazards, and human error. In addition to automation, he discussed the benefit of a recovery type vs. single use CIP system. He then broke down automated recovery systems into good, better, and best, which had varying degrees of automated control and system checks. Sean then opened the floor for questions.

Dana gave the closing remarks, and thanked Breckenridge for their hospitality.

The next district meeting will be the technical summit at CSU on Saturday, May 20th .


Brynn Keenan
Publicity Chair
Master Brewers Association of the Americas – District Rocky Mountain
February, 2017

Registration is OPEN for the MBAA-RMD Technical Summit 2017

Join us for our MBAA-RMD Technical Summit 2017 on

Saturday, May 20, 2017
Technical Meeting will be from 8:30am – 4:00pm

If you would like to join us for dinner it will be from 6:00-8:30pm.

The meeting will be held at:
Lory Student Center
Colorado State University
1101 Center Ave Mall
Fort Collins, CO 80521



MBAA-RMD – Feb. 23, 2017 Meeting

Thursday, February 23, 2017
5:30pm – 9:00pm

The meeting will be held at: Breckenridge Brewery, 2920 Brewery Lane, Littleton, CO

Program for Meeting

6:30-7:30pmTour of Brewery
7:30-7:45pmBusiness Meeting
7:45-8:45pmTechnical Presentation

Malt Barley Breeding for Local and Global Issues
Presented by Gary Hanning, Director of Global Barley Reserch, Anheuser Busch InBev

Proactive Quality Tools: Adding Value & Avoiding Headaches, From Post-Boil to Bottle
Presented by Jermaine Lindsey, Director of Brewery Sales, Invisible Sentinel

*No outside beer will be accepted at this meeting. Staff has the discretion to cut-off anyone who appears intoxicated.

Registration is SOLD OUT!

At the door registrations will not be accepted

Register for MBAA-RMD November 9 Meeting

WE ARE SORRY – BUT REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL! Due to capacity, we CANNOT accept at the door registrations!

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
5:30pm – 9:00pm

The meeting will be held at
6th Floor – in Bill’s Bar and the Coors Auditorium
13th & Ford Streets, Golden, Colorado 80401
Golden, CO 80401

Program for Meeting

5:00 - 5:30pmCheck In (Space Gallery)
5:30 - 6:30pmDinner (Space Gallery)
6:30 - 6:45pmBoard announcements (Space Gallery)
6:45 - 7:45pm Technical Presentation (Space Gallery):
Crazy Mountain "POC development of IoT monitoring in a non-automated brewhouse and how it is used for implementing critical control points"
Presented by John Allshouse of Crazy Mountain

Waste water treatment considerations for the brewing industry
Presented by Justin Hines of Cambrian Innovations

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7:45 - 8:30pmTour and Social hour at the brewery (Crazy Mountain Brewery)

* Donated beer should be dropped off at the bar. Bar staff will be serving all donated beer and Coors taps. Staff has the discretion to cut-off anyone who appears intoxicated.