UCBC Speaker Series – From Bee to Bottle
Join us at Urban Chestnut Brewing Company for our monthly UCBC Speaker Series! Learn about a different topic each month including brewing, food & beer pairings, gardening, and more! In September, learn about bees, honey, and the role honey plays in brewing from Keith Seiz, Ingredient Marketing Representative for the National Honey Board!

UCBC Speaker Series schedule:

Tuesday 9/19, 7 p.m. - From Bee to Bottle - Keith Seiz, National Honey Board

Celebrate National Honey Month by tracing honey’s origin from the bee to a bottle of beer. Learn all about bees and what makes honey one of the most unique and versatile natural sweeteners and beer ingredients. In this seminar, attendees will taste multiple rare honey varietals and sample made with honey beers.

Tuesday 7/18, 7 p.m. - Bottles to Bricks: Looking at Remnants from St. Louis Lagering Caves
Beneath the City of St. Louis are remnants of historic lagering caves that date back to as early as the 1840s. Over the past few years CAIRN (Cave Archaeology Investigation and Research Network) has established a collaborative relationship with local grottos and cave research groups, allowing them to visit and make records of several of these caves. Learn about their historical use gleaned from remaining artifacts.

Tuesday 4/25, 7 p.m. - Perfect Beer & Cheese Pairings - Andrew Fair (C.C.P.), UCBC Executive Chef
Cheese and beer: Fermentation friends for life. Learn why beer, rather than wine, is easier to pair with cheese from our resident Certified Cheese Professional and Executive Chef, Andrew Fair, as he guides you through an introduction to creating the perfect beer and cheese pairings.

Tuesday 5/23, 7 p.m. - Getting your Garden Ready for Summer - Jack Petrovic, UCBC Gardener
Learn how to maximize your garden yield and get it ready for summer from UCBC Gardener, Jack Petrovic. Feel free to bring seeds for swapping!

Tuesday 6/20, 7 p.m. - The U.R.B. Ins and Outs - Kurt Driesner, UCBC Quality Assurance Manager
Learn all about the ins and outs of our The U.R.B. (Urban Research Brewery), including some additional info on the brewing system, the short-term goals, long-term goals, and a purveyance of survey results and trivia answers.
Date: Sept. 19th
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Grove Brewery & Bierhall
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