This award is evaluated and presented at the MBAA Annual Conference to recognize technical excellence in oral presentation.
O-44. "The effect of kilning air temperature on hop essential oil content and aroma." Thomas P. Nielsen, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
An Honorable Mention goes to Yasunori Tanaka of Kirin Brewery Co., Ltd. for O-6. "A novel method for reduction of carbon dioxide consumption during can seaming process."