Dr. Charles Bamforth has been active within the brewing industry for 25 years. He is the first Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting and Brewing Sciences at the University of California, Davis. Previously he was Deputy Director-General of Brewing Research International in Surrey, England, and Visiting Professor of Brewing at the International Center for Brewing and Distilling at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. He also enjoyed almost eight years as Research Manager for Bass, the famed brewing company from Burton-on-Trent, England, and as Quality Assurance Manager at one of its major breweries. He lives in California with his wife, Diane. They have three children aged 22, 18, and 8. He has written extensively on his professional specialty, beer, and about his other passion, soccerBamforth, Charles W. is the author of 'Beer Tap into the Art and Science of Brewing', published 2003 under ISBN 9780195154795 and ISBN 0195154797.