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Sebastian Wolfrum

Lecturer and Brewing Laboratory Manager

Schaub Food Science Building, Room 236D


Area(s) of Expertise

My work focuses on teaching hands-on skills in the oldest processed food in the world — beer. Areas of expertise include malting and brewing, distilling, grain farming, and climate resilience process adjustments.

Research Interests

My primary research interest lies in low and non-alcoholic beer production and Kevik yeast fermentation management.

Teaching Activities

  • Introduction to Brewing Science and Technology (BBS/FS 325)
  • Brewing Practices and Analyses (BBS/FS 326)
  • Brewing Equipment, Controls and Operations (BBS/FS 427)

Extension and Outreach Activities

  • NC State University craft beer and distilling ambassador

Professional Memberships

  • NC Craft Brewers Guild
  • Master Brewers Association of the Americas
  • Craft Maltsters Guild


  • Certified Maltster and Brewer (IHK Munich, Germany)
  • Certificate in Distilling (IBD, London, UK)
  • Member of the Order of the Lupulin (NC Craft Brewers Guild)


M.S. Social Sciences Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany