Dr. Shellhammer is the Nor’Wester Endowed Professor of Fermentation Science in the Department of Food Science and Technology at Oregon State University where he leads the brewing science education, research and outreach programs. He is recognized globally for his brewing research which investigates hops and beer quality and the origins of hop aroma and flavor in beer. At OSU he teaches courses about brewing science and technology, beer and raw materials analyses, and the history, business, and technology of the wine, beer and spirits industries. Dr. Shellhammer received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis in 1996. During the 2008-2009 academic year while on sabbatical leave from OSU he worked at the Technical University of Berlin as a Fulbright Scholar and Alexander von Humboldt Fellow. Dr. Shellhammer has over 70 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and over 130 professional presentations. During 2016 – 2018 he serves as the President of the District NW MBAA, from 2014 2015 he was the President of the American Society of Brewing Chemists, and since 2007 he has served on the Board of Examiners for the Institute of Brewing and Distilling.
September 30th, 2019 | 46 mins 4 secs
We dig into a couple of peer-reviewed papers from the Master Brewers Technical Quarterly that help us navigate the complexities of hop aroma and make better beer.
April 15th, 2019 | 28 mins 11 secs
Tom Shellhammer is back (This time, live from CBC in Denver) to talk about the latest findings regarding varietal differences in hop creep. Jeff Clawson also joins us to talk about the new brewery at OSU.
July 30th, 2018 | 37 mins 21 secs
Luke Chadwick (Bell's), Andy Farrell (Bell's), Tom Shellhammer (OSU), and Jason Perkins (Allagash) take a deep dive into the phenomenon known as Dry Hop Creep.