23 posts categorized "Brewing Science"


Philly Beer Scene: Urban Village Brewery Set to Open in Schmidt’s Commons

USciences Brewing Science Alumnus Dave Goldman is set to open his brewery, Urban Village, in Philadelphia on June 1st, Philly Beer Scene reported.

From the article:

In the past 8-10 years, as the options for hoppy beer expanded exponentially, Goldman began to hone his palate and apply this refinement to his brewing. Goldman also attended the Brewing School at USciences and interned at Double Nickel Brewing in New Jersey to help prepare for his first head brewer position.


Read the full story from Philly Beer Scene


Philly Mag: Now You Can Go to Beer College in Philly

Students in USciences Brewing Science Program are getting beer education in the classroom and in commercial breweries thanks to new collaborations with Yards and Saint Benjamin Brewing. The program and the collaborations were featured in an article in Philly Mag’s Foobooz.


Hagley Museum: Dr. Matthew Farber Interviewed for Craft Brewing Oral History

Dr. Matt Farber was interviewed for the Hagley Museum’s oral history about brewing and the brewing industry in the region.

Listen to the full interview or read the outline here.


Philadelphia Inquirer: Urban Village Brewing Company on way to Northern Liberties


University of the Sciences' Brewing Science student Dave Goldman will open a new brewpub in Northern Liberties called Urban Village Brewing Company, Philly.com’s The Insider reported.

Specialty will be small batches of hoppy beers that he wants to sell fresh and rotate out (three or four a week), though he also will make the likes of stouts, fruit and vegetable beers, and wheat beers among the dozen tap offerings.

Inquirer_160Read the full story from Philly.com.


Forbes: Are Brewing Degree Programs a Good Investment?

Forbes featured USciences' Brewing Science Certificate Program and its director Matt Farber in an article examining the recent addition of brewing degree courses throughout the US. The article concludes that brewers and breweries highly value those employees who obtain a degree in brewing science. 

Read the full article at Forbes.com.


Philadelphia Inquirer: Science of suds: Aspiring Philly brewers are getting schooled

Science of suds: Aspiring Philly brewers are getting schooled: At the University of the Sciences' campus in West Philadelphia, the heart of the program is the new pilot brewing lab. (For the curious, it will be open to the public April 24 for a workshop as part of the Philadelphia Science Festival.)

Read more: http://articles.philly.com/2016-04-22/food/72512168_1_lab-brewing-program


Brewpub planned for the Piazza at Schmidt's

Philly Voice: Brewpub planned for the Piazza at Schmidt's: Dave Goldman, who helped found Landmark 13 years ago, says the still-unnamed project, which they hope to open in early 2017, will take the space on Second Street last used by King's Oak.The brewer will be Dave Goldman - A longtime homebrewer now attending the University of the Sciences' Brewing Science Certificate program, he's ordered a 7-barrel system. Read more: http://www.phillyvoice.com/report-brewpub-coming-piazza-northern-liberties/

Brewpub, beer garden coming to the Piazza in Northern Liberties: Dave Goldman, one of the restaurants founders, said the project at the Piazza has yet to be named, but he is looking at an early 2017 opening to fill the space formerly occupied by King's Oak. Goldman has reportedly ordered a seven-barrel brewing system and is in the process of obtaining a Brewing Science Certificate from a program at the University of the Sciences. Read more: http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/the-insider/Landmark-Americana-brewpub-Piazza-at-Schmidts.html


ASBC LABS Workshop in Philadelphia

The first east coast ASBC LABS Workshop was held on Friday, March 11, at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, PA. As a new addition to the standard format, the USciences Brewing Science program opened their teaching laboratories for a three-hour lab on yeast quality. 72 participants, each armed with a compound light microscope, practiced ASBC methods for yeast quality, focusing (pun intended) on quality through microscopy, cell counting, methylene blue staining, and bacteria gram staining. Volunteer lab leaders from breweries and USciences taught each group.

Read more: http://www.asbcnet.org/membership/buzz/Documents/PDFs/2016/FeatMar16.pdf


'Pirate's Eye' on Dr. Matt Farber

Biology prof Dr. Matt Farber, creator of the Brewing Science Certificate Program at USciences, said his passion for brewing started with a 'Mr. Beer Kit' that he purchased from a one-deal-a-day website. Despite the cringe-worthy result, Farber credits this experience as the watershed moment that got him hooked on the process of brewing

Read more at Pirate's Eye on Dr. Matt Farber


Philadelphia Inquirer: Government scorecard rates colleges based on your future salary

For the first time, this new U.S. Department of Education database ranks schools by graduates' salaries 10 years later, and links them to such factors as tuition costs, total debt, and graduation rates. The clear local winner was the University of the Sciences, with a median income of $82,203 after loan payments. Loan balances total a median $27,000.

Read more: Philadelphia Inquirer: Government scorecard rates colleges based on your future salary