May 23, 2014

Do you drink craft beer? Keep spent grain out of the landfill.

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Julia Herz

Info from Julia Herz: 

Julia Herz is the Craft Beer Program Director for the Boulder, Colorado based Brewers Association (BA) and Publisher of CraftBeer.com. She has been featured by the Food Network ‘Unwrapped’ Series, interviewed on National Public Radio, Featured on American Public Media’s Splendid Table, Sirius/XM, CNBC Squawk Box and Closing Bell, Fox News, GMA Live and thousands of other media outlets. She is a BJCP Certified beer judge, an award-winning homebrewer, a Certified Cicerone® and the leader of American Craft Beer Week® held each May. Her areas of expertise include: Resources and education on craft beer, general statistics on the craft brewer segment, beer styles and trends plus craft beer and food pairing. In her role at the Brewers Association she serves as an advocate for and educator about U.S. craft brewers, and is a spokesperson for the Association. Julia speaks at many trade conferences and consumer events on the above topics. Speaking/Tasting engagements include: Boston Wine School, Cheers Beverage Conference, Craft Brewers Conference, Great American Beer Festival®, Nightclub & Bar, SAVOR, and organizer of consumer tastings such the CraftBeer.com ‘Taste-Off’ competition and Palate Trips sensory tastings. A graduate of University of South Florida, she previously worked at CNN in Washington D.C.  She is married, has two children (eight & 11) and lives in Lyons, Colorado.

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Info from Brewers Association about The Spent Grain Issue:

Statement From the Brewers Association on FDA Proposed Rule-making on Spent Grain

Sustainable Uses of Spent Grain


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