Day 128 and Beer Club

Two classes on Thursday; packaging and sensory. The first packaging class was all about the history of liquid containers, then looking at the pros and cons of glass and aluminum bottles, cans, kegs, casks and PET. Lots of information, 98 PowerPoint slides worth. We didn’t get through it all, as Rob shared a lot of anecdotal information that he has gained from experience over the years. I feel that the most important slide was #7, that this is one that knowingly or unconsciously I’ll be coming back to the most:   Sensory class was next, with a new professor. Victor is …

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Beer Club – barrel aged beers

Beer club was a bit of flail. There was miscommunication and misunderstandings which meant we missed the deadline to get food arranged. Luke and Nate were picking up beer at the last minute. We were all set to get things arranged in the theatre classroom, only to find there was still a class going on in it. But thankfully, it all worked out in the end. Well, all but the food portion. Lesson learned for next time. My friend Robert brought a group of wine students, and it was great to talk to them about beer vs wine. I hope …

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