Glen Hay Falconer Foundation Names Scholarship Recipient

Midnight Sun brewer gets scholarship to ABG

Benjamin Johnson of Midnight Sun Brewing Company in Anchorage, AK has been named recipient of the first American Brewers Guild scholarship.

Ben will be attending the American Brewers Guild’s Intensive Brewing Science & Engineering course which runs from January through June 2010. The Intensive Brewing Science & Engineering course is a 22-week distance education program with a final week of residential instruction. The course is designed for brewers and homebrewers who lack formal training in brewing science and covers all the fundamentals of beer production and quality assurance.

The brewing scholarship is a full-tuition. The Selection Committee, consisting of Bob Craig, Brewmaster and Owner of Walking Man Brewing, Christian Ettinger, Brewmaster-Owner, of Hopworks Urban Brewery, Alan Moen, Editor of Northwest Brewing News, Steve Parkes, Owner and Lead Instructor of American Brewers Guild, and Shaun O’Sullivan, Brewmaster and Co-Founder of 21st Amendment Brewery.

For more information on the Glen Hay Falconer Foundation, visit www.glenfalconerfoundation.org. For information on the American Brewers Guild, visit www.abgbrew.com.