Labor Day Weekend 2017
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Date: Saturday, September 2, 2017
Time: 3:00 - 6:30 pm
Price: Complimentary access with purchase of BrewHaHa Grand Tasting ticket
Location: Moody Garden Convention Center

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2016 Beer University Seminar Stage

3:15 – 4:00 p.m.
What's on Tap Radio is a radio show about beer and the culture around it. Heard 3-5p KPRC-AM 950 & I Heart Radio. Hosted by Beer Guru James Simpson and the Beer Ninja Chris Spradley. James & Chris will take their show from the studio and perform it live at BrewMasters, interviewing brewmasters and also testing their expertise with the show staple, "3 Blind Beers." You can join in the fun as James & Chris will turn to the audience for participation and beer related questions for prizes.

What’s on Tap Radio was awarded 3rd place in the North American Guild of Beer Writers awards in the Podcast/Broadcast category at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver.

Roasted Barley “How Beers became Black”by David Schroeder Certified Cicerone, Guinness. With Tastings & Q&A

When Malt was Brown – In our 18th century recipe books malt is divided into 2 categories: Pale & Brown. Let there be Black- Daniel Wheeler’s invention of Patent Black Malt was a godsend for consumers & brewers alike. Guinness is the biggest (& one of the few) breweries to roast barley.

5: 30– 6:15
Craft Beer Trendsby Chris Rice, CEO All About Beer Magazine

Long ago, Chris founded one of North Carolina’s first and leading breweries in Chapel Hill, North Carolina before advising on another successful venture in Raleigh. Chris enjoys seeing people experience beer—it’s not hard to enjoy, and once it happens, well, that’s a happy place. As President, he works on creating and improving all the ways that All About Beer Magazine can help beer lovers experience craft beer.
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2016 What's Brewing

3:30 - 4 PM
Houston's Craft Beer History by Ronnie Crocker

From the early days, and long before Americans had ever heard the term “craft beer,” settlers in the Bayou City excelled in the art of ales, stouts and lagers. In 1913, it was a Houston brewery that claimed the distinction of “the world’s finest bottled beer” after winning an international competition in Belgium. Hear more from Houston Chronicle Business Editor, TX Beer Blogger and author of “Houston Beer: A Heady History of Brewing in Houston.”
4:30 - 5:15 PM
Craft Beer Cocktails

Mixing it up with the experts from Sterling House. Craft beer cocktails are what’s trending now. Ever wonder how to mix one up? Join Mixologist Layton Smith from Sterling House and learn how to mix the perfect craft beer cocktail. Live demo with recipes.
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Drink of Ages

Jon Denman Guests from the industry join Jon Denman, host of Drink of Ages, to discuss the latest craft beer news.
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2016 VIP - BrewHaHa

The perfect pairing presented by Chris Spradley at 4:30 p.m.

Join craft beer and food industry expert, Chris Spradley, host of "Destination Beer", a show focused on travel, food and beer as he explores what to pair with different kinds of beer. Chris brings his extensive experience working with breweries, distribution, and restaurant management as well as speaking at beer events and hosting beer dinners to this interactive demonstration.
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