August 09, 2018

UBG seminar: Neil Witte, Quality Ambassador of the Brewers Association

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An exciting educational opportunity is up ahead! Neil Witte, the Quality Ambassador for the Brewers Association will be in town on October 17 to provide UBG members with a seminar on what quality means to today's brewer and the industry as a whole. Quality programs are explored through the lens of the vast array of resources available from the Brewers Association, while at the same time encouraging brewers to expand their understanding of what constitutes a quality program. This will be a 45 minute presentation with time for Q&A afterwards. Join us Oct. 17 at 6pm at Squatters downtown (147 Broadway, Salt Lake City). Please RSVP here. 

About: Neil Witte is a 20 year veteran of the craft beer business. He began his career in the Kansas City brewpub industry, moving to Boulevard Brewing Co. in 1997 as a brewer. In 2001, he took over field quality responsibilities for the brewery, acting as a quality control liaison between the brewery and its distributor and retailer network. He continued that role with the Duvel USA family of beers, including Boulevard and Brewery Ommegang, through the end of 2016. In 2017 he founded Craft Quality Solutions, which draws on his extensive field quality experience, providing field quality services to breweries, distributors and retailers. He is certified through the Beer Judge Certification Program and is currently one of 13 Master Cicerones. He is co-author of the Brewers Association Draught Quality Manual, Draught Beer Quality for Retailers and a contributing author to the MBAA Beer Steward Handbook.