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Expert in Brewing Science

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

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Expert is an expert in all aspects of converting barley (or other grains) into malts and processing malts into beers and related products using standard brewery practices. He has expertise in designing new processes for specific objectives including non-alcoholic beverages, flavorless washes, high-alcohol washes, and others using grain-based systems. He can answer specific questions regarding ale and lager brewing.


ale brewing






beer brewing






lager brewing


brewing science

Expert is an expert in the design of breweries, especially highly-efficient microbreweries using simplified processes, their manufacture and installation. He is experienced with tank and piping system design for similar types of processes involving liquids including propagation systems. He has worked with plant siting questions and packaging systems.

brewery operations

Expert has expertise in converting concepts for alcoholic (and non-alcoholic) beverages into products, whether carbonated (beer, soda) or non-carbonated. He works with pilot scale equipment for such development projects.

alcoholic beverage

Expert has extensive experience in sanitary design and sanitation processes for high-sugar products (especially beverages) and for grain handling systems. His expertise extends to choosing the proper sanitary cleaning methods and products for tanks and piping systems as well as evaluation of product integrity and process safety.

bottling sanitation procedure



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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California;  San Francisco, California;  Sacramento, California;  Oakland, California;  Stockton, California;  Fremont, California;  Modesto, California;  Santa Rosa, California;  Hayward, California;  and Sunnyvale, California.

Often requested
with this expert:

Beer & Beverage Technology, Chemometrics & Multivariate...
Brewhouse Operations and Process Maximization, Fermenting...
Microbial Fermentation, Industrial Microbiology,...
Fermentation Process

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1960   PhD   Microbiology   University of Birmingham  
1956   BSc   Biochemistry   University of Birmingham  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

1998 to 2000


Expert-Berkeley Consulting Group





1994 to 2000


University Of California, Davis, CA


Professor Emeritus



1962 to 1994


University Of California, Davis, CA





1960 to 1962


Roswell Park Institute



Research Scientist


Career Accomplishments:

Expert was elected Fellow of the Institute of Brewing as well as Senior Member of the Incorporated Brewers Guild, both in London. He received the Award of Merit from the Master Brewers Association of the Americas and the Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of California, Davis.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Ethanol fermentation expert for consulting on Ethanol From Duckweed.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Alcohol by Volume and industry custom of testing.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating brewing equipment suppliers, especially for small breweries.


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