February 19th, 2014

Beer is Best

collage of photos from eventSCiftS and the Research Chef’s Association packed the Golden Road Brewing Company in Los Angeles to hear the world’s most knowledgeable beer researcher, Dr. Charlie Bamforth, a Distinguished Professor at UC Davis and the Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting and Brewing Sciences talk about how beer is fun.

Here are a few interesting beer facts:

  • Beer is the world’s favorite alcoholic beverage
  • When consumed in moderation, beer can prevent cardiac disease and cognitive decline and strengthens bones
  • Beer contains almost all of the minerals we need to survive
  • There are 400 types of beer
  • Beer has officially been made in space