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National Science Week – Meet Dr Chuck Hahn of Hahn Beer

By OzChick - 13 August 2008 5

Public Lecture
The Scientific Art of Brewing
Join Dr Chuck Hahn, brewer and creator of popular beers like Hahn Super Dry and James Squire, as he explains the science and art of brewing. He will illustrate his discussion with a range of beer samples for tasting. The Canberra Brewers Society will open the event showcasing their brewing techniques. You can see how science is all around us, even in Australia’s beverage of choice – beer.

Afterward, head on to the ANU Bar Refectory for a beer with Chuck and ask those beer questions you have always wondered about.

Armed with a PhD in Chemical Engineering, Dr Chuck Hahn has become a legend in the world of beer. He has crafted some of the finest brews for the biggest names, including Steinlager, Hahn, Lion-Nathan, Coors and most recently James-Squire. Chuck has decades of experience as a brewer, shown through his award winning beverages. He is also an accomplished public speaker, his passion and expertise ensuring that the audience will go away inspired, amused and more knowledgeable on Chuck’s favourite topic: Beer.

3pm brewing techniques, and 5:30pm beer with Chuck at the Beer Garden, ANU Refectory.
4pm Lecture at Manning Clarke Lecture Theatre 1, Union Lane, ANU.

Bookings not required.

Speaker/Host: Chuck Hahn
Venue: Manning Clarke Theatre 1 & ANU Refectory
Date: Saturday, 16 August 2008
Time: 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Website: http://cos.anu.edu.au/New…ence_Week_2008/
Enquiries: Melinda Barnes on 6125 6118

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5 Responses to
National Science Week – Meet Dr Chuck Hahn of Hahn Beer
DeanStokes 1:49 am 14 Aug 08

hmmmm sounds interesting.

Kramer 10:11 pm 13 Aug 08

I went to a talk with Chuck Hahn a few years ago. Entry was gold coin donation going to a charity (can’t remeber which) for a talk about brewing, the chemistry of brewing and beer. It was a very interesting talk, and towards the end they rolled out the full selection of James Squire beers for a beer tasting! Shortly after I got into brewing my own, and the rest is history – and a few hangovers.

I’d definitely be going if Mrs Kramer wasn’t 9 months pregnant :-/

ant 9:20 pm 13 Aug 08

astrojax said :

sample bags??

Yep, Chuck Bags.

astrojax 8:59 pm 13 Aug 08

sample bags??

Sammy 6:42 pm 13 Aug 08

And the Canberra Brewers will be doing a demo in the foyer, introducing all and sundry to the wonderful world of all-grain brewing. Mmmm, beer. As a member, I wholeheartedly recommend everyone to attend. And join the Canberra Brewers. And make your own beer.

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