The Chemistry of Beer “Why it looks and tastes the way it does – for the layman and scientist.”

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Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology

Promotes, encourages and empowers women and girls in science and technology

The Chemistry of Beer

“Why it looks and tastes the way it does – for the layman and scientist.”

Date: January 20th, 2014

Time: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Place:  Tides Canada Hollyhock Room: #304 – 163 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC (See map below)

Cost: Members: $20 / Non-Members $30

The Society of Canadian Women in Science and Technology is presenting a stimulating talk on Monday, 20 January 2014 : “The Chemistry of Beer: why it looks and tastes the way it does- for the layman and scientist.” by Ken Beattie. This talk is for men and women, laypersons and scientists, brew masters and beer lovers. Food and drink will be served and there will be a beer tasting afterwards.

Ken has a twenty –five year history of working in the beer industry, and his company, Eureka Beer Guide teaches The Prud’homme Beer Certification program which is Canada’s leading beer training program. You can visit his web and Twitter sites here: and Twitter @EurekaBeerGuide

You will find out what hops and malts contribute to beer, the importance of yeast and the sensory process and how to taste beer among other things. You will also find out how and why certain beers should be paired with certain foods. An all-encompassing talk.

Tickets are available online and must be purchased in advance. Please register here:


DOORS open at 6:30 pm for mingling, networking, and snacks
LECTURE: 7:00 – 8:00 pm
QUESTIONS and beer tasting : 8:00 – 8:30 pm

Building Access:
• Guests use the intercom at main entrance and dial 304 to be let in.

Public Transportation:
The venue is within walking distance from a number of bus routes, a SkyTrain station and the Seabus., or (604) 953-3333.

Free bike racks are located at the Easy Park parkade – 160 Water St @ Cambie (across from cashier)
Please don’t bring bikes into the building.

Maclures at (604)-731-9211 or Yellow Cab at (604)-681-1111
Request taxis to pull up to the building on Cambie St at 163 W Hastings St.

There are numerous parkades in walking distance from the building
• EasyPark locations: 150 W Pender St, 535 Richards St, 160 Water St and 155 W Cordova St
• Impark locations: 424 – 428 W Pender St and 400 W Cordova St

We look forward to seeing you there!



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