Often Overlooked in New Brewery Ventures: Quality, Safety, and Sustainability beyond the Garage
Things change when you scale up from a homebrew batch to your first commercial brewery, and we aren’t just talking recipe dynamics. Energy supplies and waste production increase substantially. Quality issues can cost real money and break reputations when batches are bigger. And the increased power of commercial brewery chemicals and kettle energy bring new safety concerns. This is the talk every new brewer wishes they’d had before they launched.