Winner of the 2017 Spirit of Poker Rising Star Award, Espen Uhlen Jørstad is a person of many skills.
Among the many many expertise of that we realized in a earlier interview there was one particularly that sparked our curiosity.
Jørstad not solely holds a bachelor's diploma in meals science, however he additionally pursued his research and obtained a grasp's diploma in brewery science.
Grasp of Brewing Science
So, he is aware of how one can do – and suggest – good beers. It's one thing we wanted to know extra about.
PokerListings: Are you able to inform us once more how you had been in beer, particularly as a career?
Espen Uhlen Jørstad: I used to be finding out meals science and know-how on the college in Norway. We have now studied issues like meat, dairy merchandise and beer, and the other ways of working with them.
I did my internship at a Norwegian brewery the place I met a number of beer geeks, clearly. (smile) They don’t seem to be occupied with ingesting beer to get drunk – they won’t drink a pack of six Heineken only for enjoyable.
As an alternative, they'll simply drink one or two higher beers, benefit from the expertise and talk about flavors, and many others. It was a little bit of a revelation to me as a result of till then I had by no means thought of beer that means. I discovered it very attention-grabbing.