Schrickel, Florian


Inspired by a work experience at Privatbrauerei Moritz Fiege in Bochum, a middle-sized brewery in Ruhr region, Florian Schrickel studied Beverage Technology at Hochschule Geisenheim University and Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, both Germany. During his masters, he spent a semester abroad at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, to study Viticulture and Oenology. Mr. Schrickel was awarded his master degree by submitting a master thesis on the re-utilisation of spent hops from dry hopping as a source of α-acids – assisting in a VLB research project.
Subsequently, in 2018 he started his job at VLB as research associate. Within the Research Institute for Beer and Beverage Production (FIBGP) Mr. Schrickel is engaged as a scientist for brewing-technology and assists the team in training and education.
His responsibilities cover:

The evaluation of new fields of research and project partner acquisition
The design and management of research projects, covering raw material-, brew house-, yeast- and sustainability-related topics
Lectures in brewmaster training programmes in German and English language, focussing on hops, hop products and dry hopping
Consulting services in breweries, dealing with microbiological and chemical-technical quality issues as well as the analysis of saving potentials
Moreover, Mr. Schrickel works on costumer projects dealing with dry hopping efficiency and consistency.

Florian Schrickel
M. Sc. Beverage Technology
Versuchs- und Lehranstalt für Brauerei in Berlin (VLB) e.V.
Research Institute for Beer and Beverage Production (FIBGP)
Seestr. 13, 13353 Berlin (Germany)
Phone: +49 151 204 25 25 0



Posted on

February 10, 2022