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Workshop: The Botany of Beer
Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College
Sat, Aug 27, 2011, 3pm - 5pm
Tickets: 40 to 30
Join Tim Boland, executive director of the Polly Hill Arboretum on Martha’s Vineyard and Julie Jenney, educational programs coordinator for an afternoon of tasting, learning, and talking about beer. With wit, humor, and an extensive knowledge of beer, Tim will cover the process of making beer and its botanical components: plants from the grass family such wheat and barley but also the fruits, spices and of course, hops! Julie will cover the styles of beer from wheat to lambics, craft beers, what glasses to use and why the shape matters. We'll share some of our favorites and let you know where to find them. Beer stories, history, tips, and lots of tasting will make an afternoon not to be missed. Cost includes tastes of beer, and hearty, delicious snacks to accompany the beverages. Limited to 35.
Registration fee: $40 Members of the Scott Arboretum: $30
Click here to register or call 610-328-80525.
Gillespie Room, Wister Center
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Becky Robert 610-328-8025 firstname.lastname@example.org