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Learn about the science of beer at NC Museum of Natural Sciences

Posted August 5

Want to learn more about the science of brewing beer?

More than 20 breweries will be on tap at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences for its third Natural Selections Beer and Science event. The event pairs a beer sampling session and games with hands-on experiments and demonstrations to help people understand more about the science of brews.

Researchers will host presentations about the use of yeast in beer and how different strains of wild yeast can affect beer's flavor. You can also don a pair of beer goggles while playing corn hole to see how impairment affects you.

Tickets for the Aug. 19 event are $30 ($25 for museum members). For more information, visit the Museum of Natural Sciences website.

Participating breweries include:

Aviator Brewing Company
Big Boss Brewery
Bold Rock Hard Cider
Bombshell Beer Company
Bond Brothers Beer Company
Brüeprint Brewing Company
Carolina Brewing Company
Clouds Brewing
Compass Rose Brewery
Crank Arm Brewing Company
Deep River Brewing Company
Double Barley Brewing
Fortnight Brewing Company
Fullsteam Brewery
Lincoln Brewing Company
NC State Sheppard Brewing Lab
Nickelpoint Brewing Company
Ponysaurus Brewing Company
Raleigh Brewing Company
Trophy Brewing Company
White Street Brewing Company


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