Ask the Experts: Chris White & Jamil Zainasheff

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March, 2013 Update:

The Ask the Experts section has moved to the AHA Forum and is now available to AHA members and non-members. Please see the new Ask the Experts forum board for all past and upcoming Ask the Expert sessions.


American Homebrewers Association (AHA) members have exclusive access to some of the most knowledgeable experts on beer and brewing for their brewing questions. This week it’s Chris White (left) and Jamil Zainasheff (right).Chris and Jamil are co-Authors of Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation, a resource for brewers of all experience levels. They are accepting questions January 10-16, 2011.

Chris White

Chris’ interest in homebrewing came from undergraduate studies at UC Davis, when he signed up for Michael Lewis’ brewing course. Chris then completed a Ph.D. thesis on yeast biochemistry at UC San Diego. He founded White Labs as a yeast and fermentation laboratory for brewers and homebrewers in 1995.

Jamil Zainashef

Jamil Zainasheff is an award-winning homebrewer, beer judge, author, and host of “The Jamil Show” and “Brew Strong” shows on The Brewing Network. Jamil has brewed an award winning example of every style of beer described in the Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) Style Guidelines. He has co-authored two critically acclaimed brewing books, Brewing Classic Styles and Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation.

Ask the Experts

Chris and Jamil are accepting questions January 10-16, 2011.  AHA members can submit their questions to asktheexperts@brewersassociation.org to access our experts. Please use “Ask The Experts” in the subject line of your message when submitting questions.