​Influence of Barley Variety and Modification on Beer Flavor 

​Broadcast Date: November 14, 2018

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​Webinar Summary

Attend this webinar to gain understanding on the impact of barley variety, environment, and malt modification on beer flavor. This webinar will review the research conducted at Oregon State University, and the methods used for analyzing the contributions of barley to beer flavor.

Webinar Takeaways:

  • Modification levels play a large role in flavor development
  • Barley variety and where it is produced influences flavor profile of the beer

Who Should Attend:

  • Breeders​
  • Maltsters
  • Brewers
  • Distillers
  • Consumers

About the Presenter

Dr. Dustin Herb

Dr. Dustin Herb
Oregon State University

Dr. Dustin Herb received his Ph.D. in plant breeding and genetics from the Crop and Soil Science Department at Oregon State University, researching the genetic contributions of barley to malting quality and beer flavor while developing sustainable varieties for the Pacific Northwest. Prior to starting his doctorate program, he received a B.S. in agronomy from OSU working on radiation hybrid mapping of wheat, and M.S. in plant breeding at Texas A&M University with an emphasis in grain and energy sorghum breeding for co-generation and ethanol production.