Gavin Hemple
Head Brewer
RichKat Craft Brewing

Gavin came into like a lot of people in the craft brewing industry via home brewing, on deciding to go professional Gavin was fortunate to Interned at the famed Norwegian Brewery Nogne O before returning to Shenzhen to start his professional craft brewing career, during this time he also completed his brewing qualification online from the Siebel universities Brewing Course in Concise Brewing Technologies.

 In 2017 Gavin started the craft beer and brewing program for Richkat Craft Brewing which as of 2022 Richkat has close to 100 venues in Guangdong with more coming in 2023.

Pre-pandemic Gavin would travel both to Europe, USA and other countries to experience both local and traditional beer culture and partake in collaboration brews to further expand and enrich his experience and knowledge to share with fans of Richkat.

Event Introduction
 · 12/23 (Day 5)
Keep Alcohol Engaging
Beers Innovation
[Panel Discussion] Personalization vs. Standardization: Move on Together

Personalized craft beers are emerging, but standardized production is an important guarantee of quality. How can creativity be nurtured in standardization? How can beer industry move on together with personalization and standardization?

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