The Magic of Herbal Beer Making

Date: April 2, 2008

Teacher Name and Titles: Sara Sherva, B.S.

Sherva, Sara

Discover the basics in using herbs in the beer or wine making process. We will discuss some local herbs, how to use them and what effects or tastes they impart on your brew. This class is meant to give enough information to inspire experimentation with good results.

Sara Sherva: I am a plant person and collector of plant knowledge. I have studied herbalism for about a decade, including time with Lise Wolff, Matthew Wood, and Stephen Buhner. More recently I entered the world of academia, where I created a degree with a foundation in health sciences, combined with ethnobotany and ethnopharmacology. I studied with Prof. Dennis McKenna, and Kathleen Harrison, and was able to do ethnobotany course work in Hawaii. I have a B.S. degree Health and Wellness, with a focus in Spirituality and Healing.