Welcome to Beerology: Science on Tap, an extraordinary event where the fascinating world of brewing unfolds before your eyes! Prepare for an engaging and educational experience as we bring together the perfect blend of science and craft beer. Building on the success of previous years, our meticulously planned activities promise to immerse you in the artistry of brewing and the scientific nuances that make each sip special.
Malt and Hop Demo: Immerse yourself in an interactive display that brings the essence of brewing to life. Explore a diverse variety of malt and hops, gaining a deeper understanding of how these key ingredients contribute to the rich tapestry of beer flavors. This hands-on showcase is sure to leave participants with a newfound appreciation for the building blocks of their favorite brews.
Fermentation Through the Days: Witness the magic of fermentation as we guide you through the process from start to finish. Experience the dynamic stages of active fermentation, providing a rare glimpse into the heart of brewing. This demonstration promises to unravel the mysteries behind the transformation of raw ingredients into the liquid gold we know as beer.
Gravity and ABV Demo: Delve into the technical side of brewing with interactive demos on measuring gravity and calculating Alcohol By Volume (ABV). Participants will get hands-on experience understanding the relationship between gravity, sugars, and potential alcohol. Our experts will guide you through the steps, making these scientific concepts accessible to all.
Homebrew Equipment Displays: Explore the fascinating world of homebrewing with our comprehensive display of equipment. From the simplicity of Extract and Brew in a Bag to the complexity of Mash Tun and E-brew setups, discover the tools that empower brewing enthusiasts to craft their own unique beverages at home.
Home Brew Samples Extravaganza: Savor the flavors of our carefully prepared home brew samples, featuring a minimum of three distinct beer styles: a light craft lager, an IPA, and a robust porter. Be prepared for a delightful journey through various taste profiles, with the possibility of additional styles surprising your palate.
Yeast Under a Microscope: Join Dr. Flynn, a dedicated member, in a fascinating exploration of yeast viability. Using a microscope and typan blue exclusion, discover the intricacies of active yeast cells and gain insights into the role they play in the brewing process. Dr. Flynn's demonstration will be accompanied by a captivating explanation of yeast chemistry, providing a unique blend of science and practical knowledge.