From an outstanding group of talented applicants, Acacia Cooper of Anderson Valley Brewing Company (Boonville, CA) has been named recipient of the 2013 Glen Hay Falconer Foundation scholarship to the American Brewers Guild. Acacia will be attending the American Brewers Guild’s Intensive Brewing Science & Engineering course which runs from January through June 2013. The Intensive Brewing Science & Engineering course is a 22-week distance education program with a final week of residential instruction. The course is designed for brewers and homebrewers who lack formal training in brewing science and covers all the fundamentals of beer production and quality assurance.
In making its final decision, the Selection Committee members were impressed by Acacia’s dedication, passion, and contributions to the broader brewing community. In the words of committee members: “We were impressed by Acacia’s commitment to craft brewing as demonstrated both by her work as a brewer and her use of her chemistry background to produce an original study of green beer analysis that was presented to the MBAA.” Adds another Read More…
This post was written by Angelo on December 20, 2012