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Diacetyl in Beer with Charlie Bamforth – BeerSmith Podcast #31

Dr Charles Bamforth, Professor of Brewing Science from the University of California is my guest on this week’s show and he shares with us a detailed look at diacetyl (an off flavor) and how to control it in your beer.  Charlie provides insights into the source, and also how to reduce diacetyl. Join us for a detailed look at this interesting bit of home brewing science.

NOTE: The full video and show notes can be found here.

Head Retention with The Pope of Foam – BeerSmith Podcast #23

Beer foam and head retention are the topics for this week’s podcast with Dr Charles Bamforth, the Anheuser-Busch endowed Professor of Brewing Science at the University of California, Davis. Known as “the Pope of Foam”, Charlie has been studying beer foam since 1979. He provides a complete overview of carbonation, how foam forms in a beer, how you can enhance the head retention in a beer, and much more.

NOTE: The complete show notes for this episode can be found here.