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Radical Beer

A community engagement event

beerRadical Beer is a fun evening of beer tasting and science that is sure to entertain and inform both the novice and experienced consumer.

With tastings, presentations and experiments, Radical Beer gives you the chance to become an instant chemistry expert and impress your mates down the pub.

  • Learn about the chemicals that make beer good for you
  • Discover the chemicals that make beer taste and smell delicious or not so delicious
  • Try your hand at beer science experiments, and importantly,
  • Test out your new found knowledge with beer tastings

Science presented by: The ARC Centre for Excellence for Free Radical Chemistry and Biotechnology at the University of Wollongong.

Presentation by: Avid home brewer and free radical chemist, Dr Philip Barker, Technology Leader, BlueScope Steel Research and Partner Investigator in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Free Radical Chemistry.

Beer tastings (TBC) presented by: The Five Islands Brewing Company

When: Thursday 29 November 5:30PM – 7:30PM

Where: Five Islands Brewery, Win Entertainment Centre Crown Street (Cnr Harbour St), Wollongong

Cost: Presentation and science experiments FREE, Beer tasting $7.50

RSVP: 4298 1436 or by Friday 23rd November

More Information:   Laura Hawes, University of Wollongong,


Last reviewed: 27 November, 2012
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