Obituary – Joe Owades

Joe Owades – the inventor of lite beer – has died at the age of 86.

A fascinating obituary in the British Daily Telegraph reveals not only the science behind lite beer (which now comprises half of all beer sales in the US) but also Owades’ efforts in the later part of his life to promote microbreweries and beers more flavoursome brews like Sam Adams and Foggy Bottom.

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