2010 Presentations

Malt and the Malting Process Kelly Kuehl, The Country Malt Group

Tips & Tricks to Set Up Your Own Homebrewery John Blichmann, Blichmann Engineering, LLC

Aged to Perfection: The Maturation of Beer Steve Parkes, American Brewers Guild

Moving to Mashing: Easy Ways to Get into Partial Mash & All Grain Brewing

Listen to the podcast by Final Gravity. Denny Conn, AHA Governing Committee

Everything I learned About Brewing I Learned From You! A presentation of the social and communal nature of beer education; from Pharaohs to Facebook.

Listen to the podcast by Final Gravity. Justin Crossley, Brewing Network

The Science Behind the Art: Hops in Brewing Joseph Wegner, Gorst Valley Hops

Food and Beer Pairing Kyle Jones, Foam Rangers

Rock On! How to Stone Brew Beyond the Dark Ages Randy Scorby, Good Libations/Strange Brew

Specialty Malts Kelly Kuehl, The Country Malt Group

From Flat to Foam: The Joys and Terrors of Draft Beer at Home Ray Daniels, Cicerone

Hop Variety Overview: What is Quality and How Can I Find It? James Altweis, Gorst Valley Hops

Varietal Mead Comparison

Gordon Strong, BJCP Board President/AHA Governing Committee Susan Ruud AHA Governing Committee/Prairie Homebrewing Companions

Exploring Yeast Greg Doss, Wyeast

Beer, Mead and the Human Sense of Taste Ken Schramm, Author of The Compleat Meadmaker

Bottle Conditioning Like a Pro Jennifer Helber, ZZ Hops

Meadmaker of the Year Panel

Steve Piatz, 2008 Meadmaker of the Year, Minnesota Homebrewers Association Steve Fletty, 2007 Meadmaker of the Year, Saint Paul Homebrewers Club Curt Stock, 2005 Meadmaker of the Year, Saint Paul Homebrewers Club Thomas Eibner, 2009 Meadmaker of the Year, Saint Paul Homebrewers Club Joe Formanek, 2004 Meadmaker of the Year, Urban Knaves of Grain

A Closer Look at Efficiency-Or How to Make Efficiency Predictable Kai Troester, Brew Free or Die

Crafting Award Winning Extract and Partial-Grain Beer Mark Tanner, Beer Renegades of Everett Washington (BREW)

Lesser Known and Misunderstood English Beer Styles Antony Hayes, London Amateur Brewers

Exploring Cider Gary Awdey, Great Lakes Cider & Perry Association

Starting Your Own Brewery Panel

Rick Garvin, Mad Fox Brewing Tom Hennessy, Colorado Boy Brewing Jay & Lori Wince, Weasel Boy Brewing Omar Ansari, Surly Brewing Moderator: James Spencer, Basic Brewing Radio

Cellarmanship: Skills and Techniques for Serving Cask-Conditioned Beer Steve Hamburg, Chicago Beer Society

Creating Fireworks with Food and Beer Mike Bardallis & Annette May, Certified Cicerones

Kitchen Science vs Science Science B.J. Haun, Saint Paul Homebrewers

Ramblings on Belgian Sour Beers Steve Piatz, Minnesota Homebrewers Association

“Plastic” Yeast Strains From Belgium and Germany: Learning to Compromise Stan Heironomous Author of Brewing with Wheat

Sugars of Tripel Ted Hausauter, Good Libations