Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Charles W Bamforth

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Professor  and   brewing scientist Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting and Brewing Science
Food Science & Technology
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-5270
(530) 752-9476
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Biography

Dr. Charlie Bamforth is Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting & Brewing Sciences at UCD. He has been part of the brewing industry for some thirty two years. He is 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 contribution is “The Brewmaster’s Art”, a 7-CD lecture series from Recorded Books.

Specialty

Malting and brewing; enzymology of malt and wort production, especially cell wall degradation systems and oxidoreductases; beer foam; oxygen radicals and flavor instability; Beer and health

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