493 Charles Bamforth
From Bill Breidenbach
This interview is with distinguished professor emeritus Charles Bamforth. Professor Bamforth was appointed in the Department of Food Science and Technology in 1998 and retired in 2018. His principal interest was in brewing and fermentation biochemistry in the application of scientific principles to the art of the brewing the brewing industry. He had many connections with the industry and served as the president of the Institute of Brewing and Distilling. He served as chairman of the department of Food Science and Technology and was instrumental in the development of the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science and the world class brewing facilities there. In addition to a career in the world of beer, he is also an extensively published author in English football and has has published numerous magazine articles and books on the subject. He is interviewed by his friend and colleague Dr. James Brown.