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Expert in Brewing Science

Expert ID: 108038 California, USA

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ExpertMichael 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.

ExpertLewis 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.

ExpertLewis 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.

ExpertLewis 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.

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 - Sunnyvale, California

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

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1998 to 2000 Employer: Lewis-Berkeley Consulting Group Title: Principal Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1994 to 2000 Employer: University Of California, Davis, CA Title: Department: Professor Emeritus Responsibilities:
Years: 1962 to 1994 Employer: University Of California, Davis, CA Title: Professor Department: Responsibilities:
Years: 1960 to 1962 Employer: Roswell Park Institute Title: Research Scientist Department: Responsibilities:

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