Welcome to The Beerologist

Welcome to The Beerologist, a newsletter about the science of delicious beer-making—written by me, Edgar Huitema. I am a Scientist, Brewer & Scientific Consultant at https://extranalytics.com.

The Beerologist is the only resource that regularly connects scientific advances to your world of beer brewing. In addition, we are building a professional network of homebrewers, professional brewers and scientists!

Check out the following membership options and their benefits:

  1. The free subscription newsletter. It does what it says on the tin, bringing you a free newsletter about the latest in the beer-related sciences.

  2. Paid Subscription to the Newsletter. Besides the newsletter, you will receive two free scientific consultation calls and enjoy a discounted rate on bespoke services (#3). Through suggestions and requests, you will also have some say about the content The Beerologist publishes.

  3. Bespoke Scientific Support service. If there is a benefit to you, the brewer, The Beerologist will offer bespoke scientific consultation. These consultations include help to get started (for the novices), brewing-associated troubleshooting (any level), advice on diagnostic analyses & making sense of diagnostic results (small breweries) and general advice on brewing (all levels). This bespoke service targets brewers of all levels and will only take place if we think we can meet your demands with our expertise.

Get in touch to understand the science behind the beer-making process and use our knowledge to take your expertise and beer to the next level.

What You Can Expect: I AM

  • Integrity. We focus on the facts and do not share your information

  • Access to a growing network of like-minded brewers and scientists

  • More. Always striving to bring you the best and most informative articles.

Quality articles about Yeast, Malts, Science and beers! Please find some samples below 🍺🍺🍺

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In a nutshell, The Beerologist wants you to brew your best beer. Every time. It does not matter where you are in your brew journey. It does not matter whether this beer is your first or you are an established brewer adopting a new process or approach. The Beerologist will be in your corner, adding value to your brew-effort.


Edgar, The Beerologist.

To find out more about the company that provides the tech for this newsletter, visit Substack.com. To learn more about our scientific support services, visit ExtrAnalytics and get in touch.

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Edgar (He/Him)

Scientist, Teacher and Leader. With over 20 years of experience in life science research, teaching, recruitment and management, Edgar has a wealth of experience working with early-career scientists and students.