"Looking and tasting good: thoughts on beer stability and haze" by Charlie Bamforth

TUESDAY, 11 June 2024

17:00 - 20:00 (IST)

By the Irish Section & TU Dublin

TUESDAY, 11 June 2024

17:00 - 20:00 (IST)

TU Dublin, Grangegorman Campus, Broadstone, D07 H6K8

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Witness an inspiring lecture - “Looking and tasting good: thoughts on beer stability and haze” - by the world renowned brewing scientist and author, Charlie Bamforth, Distinguished Professor Emeritus from the University of California, Davis!

Please note that there is limited parking at the campus.



  • Professor Charlie Bamforth - Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Food Science and Technology, University of California, Davis.

Charlie Bamforth is an eminent figure in brewing science, having held prominent positions in academia and industry in a career spanning four decades. Popularly known as the ‘Pope of foam’, he has also authored numerous books, articles, and papers, and has been recognised with prestigious awards from various organisations, including the IBD Horace Brown Medal. He has been actively involved in education and mentorship within the brewing community. Currently working as a Senior Quality Advisor at Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Charlie continues to publish work that advances our knowledge of beer and works to make brewing more accessible to a wider audience.


  • 17:00 arrival with coffee/tea & finger food.
  • 18:00 Charlie Bamforth talk and Q&A.
  • 19:00 Final with refreshments and beer sponsored by Whiplash, Heineken and Diageo.

Why you should attend:

  1. Network with IBD members and guests
  2. Hear the latest views of an iternationally recognised brewing expert
  3. Learn about the current research at TU Dublin via poster display

Tickets: FREE. Please note that the event is for 18+ only.

Booking deadline: 20 May 2024

If disability access required, please advise in advance. Contact Gemma Kinsella, gemma.kinsella@tudublin.ie

We extend our appreciation to TU Dublin for co-hosting this event, and express our thanks to Whiplash, Heineken, and Diageo for their sponsorship of the beer and refreshments.