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The Beer Story

Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic Lecture/ Debate/Seminar


Dr George Philliskirk has spent almost all his working life in the brewing industry and before joining the Beer Academy in 2004 (an educational trust dedicated to helping people understand and appreciate beer) he was Head of the Technical Department for Carlsberg UK. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Brewing and a past Chairman of the Board of Examiners of the Institute of Brewing. He lectures for the Institute of Brewing and Distilling, the Beer Academy and the Scandinavian Brewing School and presents beer tastings in the media, most notably on the Richard and Judy Show, Sky, and various radio programmes. He writes on beer and brewing and is a member of the British Guild of Beer Writers. For several years he presented at the BBC’s Good Food Show where he was introduced to the audience as ‘The Beer Doctor’! This evening he will present a short, accessible and highly entertaining lecture with samples to taste (and optional tours of the brewery).