The Chemistry of Brewing Seminar & Craft Beer Tasting w/ Dr. Tracy Hamilton
Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 7:00 PM (PDT)
The Leggett Center - Millsaps College, Jackson, MS
Join the Mississippi Section of the American Chemical Society and Raise Your Pints for The Chemistry of Brewing
Events Will include: A Seminar on Brewing Chemistry Followed by a Craft Beer Tasting
Limited seating, get your $5 tickets at the link above!
Title: Zymurgy: The Art and Science of Brewing Beer
Description: Dr. Tracy Hamilton (UAB) will describe the brewing process from start to finish. His presentation will begin with a brief history of brewing, followed by a step by step description of how to brew beer. The chemical processes that occur during the brewing process will be discussed, including topics such as kinetics, organic chemistry, and biochemistry. The talk will be topped off by a list of important flavor compounds (both desirable and undesirable) in beer. The event will conclude with a tasting of a variety of styles of beer. Raise Your Pints members will be on hand to guide you through the tasting process. The presentation is open to all ages, but only those over 21 years of age can participate in the tasting. Proceeds will be donated to Raise Your Pints to support their mission of bringing artisan beer to Mississippi.