It was been a glorious 10-15 years in the craft beer world. And then, Covid-19 decided to rear its ugly head, and seemingly, the world changed overnight. It wasn’t just the breweries that took a hit, it was the whole industry. Let’s explore how the pandemic has affected all four tiers of the craft beer world: breweries, distributors, retailers, and consumers.
A big challenge facing the craft beer industry today is that many draft beer retailers are uneducated on just what good looks like when it comes to servicing their draft system. Many of them do not realized that it is the Brewers Association’s standard to clean draft lines every two weeks using specific measurements of caustic solutions and rate of flow of the solution through the draft lines.