The High Country Hop Technical Symposium 2022

Sun 3 Apr 10:00am

The High Country Hop Technical Symposium 2022

On the Sunday following The High Country Hop 2022, Beechworth Town Hall will be the location for a Technical Symposium presented by Bintani.

It offers a great opportunity for craft beer industry types and enthusiasts to learn, share information, and network.

Kicking off at 10am and MC'd by The Crafty Pint, it features experts from across the beer industry on topics covering the latest developments, techniques and approaches in beer. This includes understanding indie consumers, all things hops, brewing with fruit and haze, and a chance to fire questions at all presenters.

Tickets cost $60pp, which includes lunch and tastings. There are virtual tickets available for those wanting to join from elsewhere in Australia. You can view the full program below.


Technical Symposium Program

10am – Acknowledgement of Country and G’day from The Crafty Pint 

10.10am – Understanding the Indie Consumer – Kylie Lethbridge and Tiffany Waldron, IBA

10.40am – All Things Hops – Owen Johnston, Hop Products Australia

11.40am – Where Hops & Yeast Meet – Sam Bethune, Fermentis and Bintani, and Kirrily Waldhorn, NZ Hops

1pm – Break for lunch

1.30pm – Filling Beers With Fruit – Dale Meddings, Bintani, and James Dittko, Bridge Road

2.15pm – Brewing with Haze - Bridge Road Brewers and Virtual Garage Project

3pm – Questions from the floor to all presenters and closing words from The Crafty Pint. Drinks and nibbles will be provided.