Technical Session Re-caps
Annual Summer Meeting September 7th 2012 at Magic Hat Brewing Company, South Burlington VT
- Industrial Wastewater
Janice Markey is Director of Educational Services for Practical Applications Inc. Janice is PAI's lead instructor, teaching wastewater treatment courses for municipal and industrial water treatment plant operators seeking or maintaining their official permits and certifications. Janice holds a B.S. in Biology and Environmental Studies from Boston University and is based in Boston MA.
New England District Annual Winter Meeting January 20th & 21st, 2012 at Martha's Exchange Brewing Co, Nashua, N.H.
- Historic Extreme Beers
- Brewing Extreme Beers
Mitch Steele is the brew master for Stone Brewing Company. Since graduating from UC Davis in 1984 with a Fermentation degree, He has brewed at some of the largest and smallest breweries in the world. After starting a 14 bbl system at the San Andreas Brewing Co. in California, Mitch joined Anheuser-Busch in 1992, Managing brew house and fermenting operations in 3 breweries, and doing new beer development as part of the Anheuser-Busch Specialty Brewing group in the mid 1990's. an active home brewer during his time with Anheuser-Busch, Mitch joined Stone Brewing Company in 2006 and has managed the brewing and packaging operations at Stone as the company has grown from a 48,000 bbl operation to 145,000 bbls in 2011
- Establishing a Brewery Flavor Panel & Panel Selection
Lauren Woods Salazar is the Sensory Specialist and QA team member at New Belgium Brewing Company, where she has been employed for fourteen years and sensory focused for over twelve. She has developed the sensory program from basic production check to its present program and is responsible for all facets from design to implementation to re-engineering. Other areas of interest at the brewery include employee brewing and flavor training, new product development, beer and food pairing/beer dinners, small/esoteric beer production ( Lips of Faith series) and NBB's Oak Barrel Blender. Her focus lately is on educating sales and distributors in sensory aspects of Craft Beer. Lauren is a judge at the World Beer Cup and Great American Beer Festival. She is faculty member of Siebel Institute of Technology and has presented for CBC, WBC, AHA, ASBC, MBAA and other conferences and associations with various other acronyms. Lauren received her BSW from the University of Georgia a lifetime ago and holds a Certificate from UC Davis for Applied Sensory Science and Consumer Testing.