Join Dr. Charlie Bamforth as he takes you on a journey through the psychophysics, physics and chemistry of beer foam in pursuit of the perfectly presented pint. You will learn more than you ever thought possible about the little bubbles in beer. Chemistry has never been more refreshing.
“Getting A Head Through Chemistry: Great Beer and A Frothy Foam” 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
- The factors that promote beer foam stability
- The factors that jeopardize beer head retention
- How beer foam can be quantified
- How to pour the perfect pint
- And much more…
Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET
Meet Your Expert
Dr. Charlie Bamforth is Professor of Malting & Brewing Sciences at UC Davis. In brewing since 1978, he was formerly with Brewing Research International and Bass. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Brewing & Distilling and Editor in Chief of the Journal of the American Society of Brewing Chemists.
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.