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Remembering the Inventor of Light Beer

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Remembering the Inventor of Light Beer

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Remembering the Inventor of Light Beer

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World-renowned brew master Josseph Owades died last week. He was 86. The biochemist is most famous — and infamous — for inventing light beer in the 1970s. He was also was a pioneer and a guru in the microbrwery business.

Guest:

Garrett Oliver, brewmaster at The Brooklyn Brewery and author of The Brewmaster's Table