Meet our new Quality Analyst… Dom!

Over the next few weeks we’ll be introducing our new committee members!

Today Dom, our new quality analyst, did his first distillation therefore we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to tell you all more about him. Dom has been active in Stu Brew all throughout his first year and has attended many events, participated in a brew day and is a member of our home brew club. We can’t wait to have him on the team!

Name:
Dom Smith

Stage & Degree:
Stage One, Biomedical Genetics (Biomedical Sciences)

Role:
Quality Analyst

Key responsibilities:
– Performing distillations on beer samples to calculate the ABV
– Investigating any potential contamination
– Determining if any microorganisms are present
– Assessing the potential toxicity of unknown substances

Most Rewarding Aspect of being on the Stu Brew Committee:
Seeing the beers we make being sold in local pubs and getting more people interested in craft beer and brewing.

Why did you get involved with Stu Brew?
I have always enjoyed drinking lots of different beers and I wanted to learn about the brewing process and how to design recipes.

Favourite Stu Brew Beer:
It’s hard to pick just one but the Vanilla Milk Stout is great!

Fun Fact about yourself:
I met Tony Blair in Germany when I was two months old.

We all wish him the best of luck for the upcoming year!

Cheers,
The Stu Brew Team


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