Head Technologist for beer production, Budvar Budejovice
Petr Kosin received both MSc (2006) and Ph.D. (2012) degree in brewing and malting at the University of Chemistry and Technology (UCT) Prague. He jointed Budweiser Budvar during his studies. In the brewery he measured both of his degree theses and worked at various position in laboratory, quality control, research & development, all positions connected by the passion for beer quality. His current position is head technologist for beer production and main topics of interest are automation, expansion of brewery capacities, as well as new beers development.
He is author and co-author of over 80 publications in brewing journals and international conferences and regular sensorial judge at beer competitions. He has been a member of EBC Brewing Science Group since 2011 and is having occasional lectures for brewing students at UCT Prague.
Budweiser Budvar, the national brewery, is the last large brewery that remains fully in Czech hands. People have been brewing original Czech beer there since 1895. Its lager has fast gained fame not only at home, in the south of Bohemia, but also far beyond its borders. Last year Budweiser Budvar brewed 1.809 million hectoliters of beer and people could enjoy it in more than 70 countries around the world. Budweiser Budvar Original lager is at home in the Czech Republic, but also in Slovakia, Germany, Great Britain, Canada, Israel, Australia or Japan… And yet every drop comes exclusively from České Budějovice.