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15th January 2016

Chris Marchbanks – a true gentleman

Chris Marchbanks

Long time Guild member Chris Marchbanks, who was proud to call himself a journeyman brewer and brewing technologist, has died.

A real gentleman, who was always willing to help others, Chris was the author of many technical articles in brewing trade magazines, journals and conference reports. He was also a contributor to The Oxford Companion to Beer.

He was a specialist in design and operation of micro-breweries and pub brewing. He had a profound interest in the history of brewing, the brewing process and brewing literature. He was a fellow of the Institute of Brewing and Distilling.