Dr Keith Thomas


Keith Thomas graduated with a doctorate in microbiology and established Brewlab in 1986 after working with small craft breweries to improve production and quality issues. He manages the company and contributes to courses and projects for research and development.

Keith is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sunderland teaching microbiology and biotechnology at undergraduate and postgraduate level and is an accredited trainer of the Institute of Brewing and Distilling.  His research specialisms include yeast physiology, malt microbiology and effects of dispense on beer and he has written extensively on these and other topics in trade and academic publications.

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