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"Thirsty Work" Season 1 Episode 6 (Screened: TV3 October, 2016)

Credits to Yvonne Lorkin and Carolyn Sylvester: www

Introducing Sam White;  the brains behind Bright Beer. He's a qualified Brewer, Scientist, Beer Judge,  and problem-solver.   


And, with his help and advice; the future couldn't be brighter!


For the best part of a decade, Sam's operated at the forefront of New Zealand's Craft Beer sector. He's held Brewer, Production Management. and Head Brewer positions for several industry leaders, including Emerson’s, Steam, and Tuatara. He's well-versed in the successful operation of commercial brewhouses, contract-brewing and beverage manufacture, and nano- to large-scale brewery business models.


Sam holds internationally recognized qualifications in Brewing and the Biological Sciences; a Diploma in Brewing from the Institute of Brewing and Distilling (IBD), a Bachelor's Degree, and Post Graduate Diploma in Biochemistry from the University of Otago. 


He's a Certified BJCP beer judge, with several years' experience judging at The New Zealand Brewers Guild awards, SOBA National Homebrewing Championships, and The Dunedin Craft Beer and Food Festival Awards. Sam's helped design and brew multiple, award-winning beers for a number of New Zealand’s most successful Craft Beer brands. 


His experience translates as relevant, cutting-edge expertise and advice to consistently brew world-class beer, on any scale