Humans have been producing beer for over 5,000 years, and it has become our most consumed alcoholic beverage worldwide. But is brewing an art or a science? The rise of the craft beer segment suggests that many of us perceive it as an art, but machine learning is gradually reinventing both the process and product development aspects of this traditional industry.
This paper examines how the supply chain and manufacturing process of a key player in the U.S. beer making industry, the Molson Coors Brewing Company, is being (and will be) impacted by climate change, how the company is responding, and additional actions that could be taken to minimize longer-term impacts.
How kegsistential is the threat? When brewing is your business, change in the supply of hops and water is bad news. The last five years have seen a ~250% increase in the number of US craft breweries , whose success […]
How much are you willing to pay for a cold draft after a long day’s work?
Record high global temperatures and shortages of key ingredients have created an uncertain future for the world’s most consumed alcoholic beverage – rising prices might just be the start.
An article on the effects of global warming on the beer industry