Bettina Arnold presents a lecture on the archaeology and ancient history of brewing in antiquity entitled The Past on Tap: Archaeology, Beer and Science Education. Lecture was part of the Master Chats Series for Advanced Learning held at the UWM Gold Meier Library on February 7, 2020.
The People’s Choice Award went to UWM undergraduate Anthony Spiegel for his yarrow-hyssop braggot. While the judges selected Hannah Blija’s Latvian-style kvass as the winning entry.
Entries: UW-Milwaukee Unhopped Iron Brewer Challenge
When: Saturday, 5:00-7:00pm
Where: Honors College, Rm 196, 3400 N Frederick Ave., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
The Fermentation Studies/Brew Garden initiative at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will hold a tasting competition with three judges choosing the top three brews, all of whom are professionals associated with local businesses involved in brewing, dispensing, and/or reporting on fermented beverages.
Bettina Arnold and Josh Driscoll presented an early Mesopotamian beer based on Weihenstephan Master Brewer Martin Zarnkow’s research at Tall Bazi in northern Syria.
Gallo-Roman Cervoise On June 29, 2019 from 3:00-6:00pm Unhopped Iron Brewer Challenge winner Jeff Enders’ Gallo-Roman cervoise, which was brewed as a collaboration between Gathering Place Brewing’s Head Brewer Corey Blodgett and Spike Brewing in River West, was served to… Read More
Josh Driscoll and I met up with the January 2019 Unhopped Iron Brewer Challenge winner Jeff Enders and Gathering Place Brewing’s Head Brewer Corey Blodgett at Spike Brewing in River West. The brew will be available soon at Gathering Place for folks to try – watch this space and the Unhopped Iron Brewer Facebook page for the announcement!
Bettina Arnold and Josh Driscoll participated in the “Evolution to Revolution: From Ancient Brews to Craft Brews” program sponsored by the Brew City MKE Museum in downtown Milwaukee .
Bettina Arnold and PhD candidate Josh Driscoll attended and presented papers at an international workshop on archaeological approaches to identifying ancient alcoholic beverages at the University of Hohenheim, Germany, February 7-9, 2019.
About 70 people attended the 2nd Unhopped Iron Brewer Challenge in support of the UWM/Honor’s College Brew Garden Initiative. First place was awarded to the Cervoise, a Gallo-Roman Saison produced by Jeff Enders (Beer Barons of Milwaukee). The People’s Choice award and a gift certificate from Northern Brewer went to first-time entrant Anthony Spiegel (UWM undergraduate majoring in Geosciences) for his Dream Eater Belgian Gruit. Read more …