Over two days ANHC22 will quench your thirst for knowledge, with our diverse program of talks. Prepare to sit back, and enjoy organoleptic exercises during presentations, and feast on tasty delights during the breaks. Whether just starting out or an experienced homebrewer we have something to cater for everyone:
Scott Janish (Sapwood Cellars), the man who wrote the book—Modern IPA, with talks on ‘Maximizing Hop Aroma and Flavour,’ and ‘Understanding Haze in Hazy IPAs’ - not to be missed for those seeking clarity about haze.
From the Music City: mixed cultures with Brandon Jones (Yazoo), Embrace The Funk, for some funkiness and presentations on ‘House Culture Consistency’ and ‘Creating Balanced Complexity.’ Brett Saison anyone?
The sensory cavalcade continues with barley from the rich lands of the Riverina kilned to malty perfection to dance on your tongue, with two talks by Stu Whytcross (Voyager), ‘The Malt Renaissance’ and ‘Malt house sensory.’
Explore Australian grown hops that tickle your senses and transport you away to tropical pineapple fields, orange groves and pine forests, with a HPA panel session on ‘Breeding Aussie hops bursting with flavour.’ Compare and contrast with ‘NZ Hops’ a talk by Kirrily Waldhorn of Beer Diva.
Transform your thinking, with Steve ‘Hendo’ Henderson (Rockstar Brewer Academy) in ‘Demystifying Brewing Water Chemistry,’ with steps to make your beers pop!
The conversion of ingredients into your desired beverage relies on our favourite organism, yeast, and we cover many and various permutations:
‘Hazy Magic: Yeast and Hop selections analysed’ with Derek Lacey (Bluestone).
On the wild side are talks by Dan Rayner (Bentspoke) about ‘Astro Beer: Harvesting wild yeast from the edge of space!’ and Geoff Edney (Billson’s) will be captivating in ‘Wild about Australian yeasts’ and talking about the history of Kveik yeast from the land of the Vikings, in ‘Kveik, what’s old is new again.’
Richard Chamberlin (Lallemand) will dive into developments in new hybrid yeasts in ‘Harnessing the power of hybrid.’
For those seeking sobriety, Dr Chris White (White Labs) will take us through ‘Low/Non-Alcoholic Beer Fermentation Methods.
A panel discussion on ‘Tips for brewing Competition Winning Beers,’ with eminent homebrewers, Anne Shea, Stephen(Lawfo) Lawford and judge extraordinaire, Mark Hibberd, plus a surprise guest.
But wait there is more, we must not forget the bees! We have Steve Kirby (Stone Dog) on ‘Australian Honey is not all the same,’ brewing demonstrations - all grain BIAB, LINK to subsidiary program