“Brewing is mankind’s oldest biotechnology. These days it is a sophisticated operation, based on an in-depth understanding derived from a range of scientific disciplines. Yet it retains the charm of an art form appreciated by billions of people the world over.” Join Dr. Charlie Bamforth as he expounds on his premise and continues the research into the science and technology that takes us from barley to packaged beer.
Congratulations to David Terrell, he attended LIVE and won Charlie’s new book – hot off the presses – “FOAM” Practical Guides for Beer Quality!
“More Advanced Beer and Brewing –Tips, Tricks, and Tidbits You Wish You Knew” A short presentation followed by Q&A with Charles Bamforth, Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting & Brewing Sciences at UC Davis.
What You Will Learn
- Why malt makes such a difference for beer and how brewers secure the best malt
- Why “adjunct” is usually not a dirty word.
- How to achieve product diversity with hop materials
- When and why yeast makes a difference
- How water is acquired, conserved and replenished
- And much more…
Date: Thursday, March 15, 2012
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Meet Your Expert
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 who manages the Technical Services Division at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. He has over 10 years experience in technology transfer and technical management with TreMonti Consulting and research and development with Mitsubishi Chemical America and Avon cosmetics. Steve has received several R&D awards and has been granted 3 US patents, with 2 US and 2 WIPO filings pending in the general areas of non-linear optics and personal care. Among his many hobbies, he enjoys brewing his own English style ale, SCUBA, yoga and being with his family.
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