More Advanced Beer and Brewing –Tips, Tricks, and Tidbits You Wish You Knew

More Advanced Beer and Brewing –Tips, Tricks, and Tidbits You Wish You Knew

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“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.



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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 KnewA 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…


Webinar Details

Date: Thursday, March 15, 2012

Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET

Fee: Free


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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10 Responses to “More Advanced Beer and Brewing –Tips, Tricks, and Tidbits You Wish You Knew”

  1. John A. Miceli says:

    Is it possible to obtain print copies of this session?

  2. Sheena says:

    Would there be any way to set up a separate webinar on a Tuesday CST at 8am? We would pay but we have several people interested in attending this.

  3. admin says:

    Hello John: We will be posting the slides within a week. Please check back again. Thank you.

  4. Tim Champagne says:

    Admin, will the slides that are posted have the oral dialogue as well. I am really disappointed that I had to miss this one.

  5. Jim says:

    Disappointed I was unavailable for this one. Could a recorded version of the presentation be made available similar to Dr. Bamforth’s previous ACS webinars? This would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

  6. admin says:

    Dear Tim, the recording is now available above and on YouTube. Thanks, ~ACS Webinars

  7. admin says:

    Dear Jim, the recording is available above for your convenience. Thanks, ~ACS Webinars.

  8. D. C. Cronauer says:

    During the program it was announced that a set of slides would be available. How can I get these slides?

  9. admin says:

    Dear D.C. — In about a week, you may go back to our site at to view the recording and slides. — ACS Webinars

  10. Bryan says:

    Hi I have a Coopers Wheat Beer Kit 1.75kg
    a Coopers Wheat Malt 1.5 a Coopers Brew Enhancer
    Wheat Yeast and The Yeast that comes with the Coopers Wheat Kit
    My Question is can I mix all these ingredients together with 23 liters of water
    Will it make a Good Beer or should I cut some out
    Please let me Know
    I Want To Get Her Done

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