Press Release

Birko’s Dana Johnson Named Judge at Great American Beer Festival

HENDERSON, Colo.—Birko, a leading provider of food safety solutions to the meat, produce and beverage industries, today announced that Director of New Business Development and Brewery Specialist, Dana Johnson, will participate as a judge at the Great American Beer Festival, September 24-26, in Denver, Colo.

Johnson will be joining other Brewery Professionals to award gold, silver and bronze medals in each category. The Great American Beer Festival website noted that “these awards are among the most coveted in the industry and heralded by the winning breweries in their national advertising.”

The judging is scheduled to be held over three days at the Colorado Convention Center, located in downtown Denver.

Birko manufactures a complete line of specialty cleaning and processing aids for brewery, winery and beverage production. In addition to its patented acid and detergent method of cleaning used beer kegs, Birko’s other products for brewery provide yeast washing and reduce biofilms in the brewery. Birko also provides anti-foaming agents (both silicone and non-silicone) and chemical dispensing equipment.