“Advanced Chemistry of Beer and Brewing” A short presentation followed by Q&A with speaker Charles Bamforth, Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting & Brewing Sciences at UC Davis.
Do you like your beer malty? Hoppy? Smooth? Light? Dark? With over 1,500 professional breweries and many dedicated home brewers, the United States takes the lead in producing this popular alcoholic beverage. Whether you’re a seasoned home brewer or just like to go “where everybody knows your name,” you don’t want to miss Dr. Charlie Bamforth, brewskie extraordinaire and Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting & Brewing Sciences at UC Davis, as he brews up advanced insights and explanations about the chemistry behind beer brewing.
What You Will Learn
- The chemistry that underpins the quality of beer (foam, color, clarity, flavor).
- The chemistry that makes beer the healthiest of drinks.
- Differentiate between beers based on their chemistry
- And much more…
Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Meet Your Experts
Dr. Charlie Bamforth is Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting & Brewing Sciences at UC Davis. He has been part of the brewing industry for over thirty two years and was formerly Deputy Director-General of Brewing Research International and Research Manager and Quality Assurance Manager of Bass Brewers. He is a Special Professor in the School of Biosciences at the University of Nottingham, England and was previously Visiting Professor of Brewing at Heriot-Watt University in Scotland. Charlie is a Fellow of the Institute of Brewing & Distilling, Fellow of the Society of Biology and Fellow of the International Academy of Food Science and Technology. Bamforth is Editor in Chief of the Journal of the American Society of Brewing Chemists, is on the editorial boards of several other journals and has published innumerable papers, articles and books on beer and brewing – and also written prolifically on soccer. His latest contributions have been The Brewmaster’s Art (A 7-CD recording in The Modern Scholar series) and Beer is Proof God Loves Us: Reaching for the Soul of Beer and Brewing (FT Press).
Dr. Steve Carlo is a PhD physical chemist, currently working for the Federal Government as a Technical Manager. He has over 10 years experience which includes, research and development, consulting, and technical management. He enjoys defining R&D programs, establishing strategic alliances, searching for and evaluating novel materials and technologies. Steve has received several R&D awards and has been granted two US patents, with 3 US and 2 WIPO filings pending. He brews his own English style ale.
Curious about Steve’s choices for beers?
Steve’s favorite beers when at home in England:
- Fuller’s: Bengal Lancer
- Nethergate: Umbel Magna (or any other Nethergate ale) Greene King: IPA Shepherd Neame: Spitfire, 1698 or Bishop’s Finger
Steve’s favorite beers you can find many places in the US:
- Moorehouse: Black Cat, Pendle Witch’s Brew
- Fuller’s: London Pride, ESB
- Black Sheep Brewery: Monty Python’s Holy Grail Ale
The Fine Print
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Learn the basics of the chemistry behind beer brewing!