$175 – $375

Master Brewers District Ontario, 2 day Technical Conference 2020

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Four Points by Sheraton Kingston

285 King Street East

Kingston, ON K7L 3B1

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IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN! Time to book your seat at the longest running and most informative Canadian Technical Conference for Brewing. Please join us for this two day event in January at the Four Points by Sheraton in Kingston Ontario

HIGHLIGHTS!

  • Key Note Speaker, Walker Modic, Environmental and Social Sustainability Manager at Bell's Brewery
  • Welcome Reception and Tap Takeover
  • Presentations covering Sustainability, Impact of Climate Change, Biotransformation of Hops, Kombucha production, Pros and Cons of Sanitizers
  • Brewery Tour and Tastings featuring MacKinnon Brothers, Riverhead, Spearhead, Daft and Kingston Brewing Co.
  • Early bird admission rates to the conference (Join Master Brewers)

Wednesday January 29, 2020 (Brewery bus tour, Welcome reception, Tap Takeover)

Annual Brewery Bus Tour and Tastings trip. Our tour's theme is Sustainability. Each of the brewers will highlight what they do and what challenges they face. These short and informal talks will be open for Q&A.

Brew Tour Route

Thursday January 30, 2020

Breakfast followed by Technical sessions from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lunch is provided.

Conference Program includes

  • Opening remarks/welcome Kristin and Tess of Sustainable Kingston
  • Key Note Speaker, Walker Modic, Environmental and Social Sustainability Manager at Bell's Brewery
  • Beer Canada Industry Update, Beer Canada
  • The Impact of Climate Change on Lambic Brewing at Cantillon (Asa Stone, University of New Mexico)
  • What is Biotransformation? (Eric Abbott, Lallemand)
  • Niagara College beers demonstrating Biotransformation
  • Sanitizing: Pros and Cons of Sanitizers incl. reusing/reclaiming water and chemicals (Troy Matteotti, Diversey)
  • Evaluating the quality of your hops (Amaey Mundkur, Barth Haas)
  • A brewer's perspective on water management (Sam Corbeil, Sawdust City Brewing)

Break out sessions:

  1. Pump maintenance workshop
  2. Is there an Ontario hops terroir? (Mirella Amato and Dirk Bendiak with Durham College)
  3. Try to Control Yourself - the regulation of public drinking in post-prohibition Ontario (Dan Malleck)

Beer Stube 7:30 pm - 12am - make new friends & catch up with old acquaintances featuring beers donated from breweries across Ontario.

Friday January 31, 2020

Breakfast followed by Technical sessions from 9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Sustainability and the Beer Store (Ted Moroz, The Beer Store)
  • Use of Adjuncts for consistency, efficiency and sustainability (Adam Berzins, Ingredion)
  • Water 101: Basics of water in brewing (Ian Johnson)
  • Connected to sustainability by offering low to no-alcohol options for consumers (Justin McKellar, Equals Brewing)

Break out sessions:

  1. Wastewater can be the key factor in any brewer's bottom line (Dean Rudd, Endress+Hauser)
  2. Feed Water treatment with membrane capacitive deionisation (Joshua Summers, Voltea)
  3. Kombucha Production (Alexis Wagner, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)
  4. Floor Malting in Ontario (Devin Huffman, Barn Owl Malt)

Book your Hotel reservation: Click Here Early Bird Rates ($125) until January 7, complimentary parking

We have partnered with Via Rail as a transportation option — for a discount, reference the event’s VIA Rail convention code: 13946


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