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Research interests

Annie's main research interests within the International Centre for Brewing & Distilling include microbial spoilage of alcoholic beverages and detection of spoilage organisms in breweries/distilleries, in particular investigation of anaerobic Gram negative bacteria. Other interests include the management of Brewery/Distillery water.  Recent research has focused on distilling, particularly the development of a botanical library and investigation of the use of waste fruit, and a range of new product development projects. Annie is currently Academic Supervisor within a KTP partnership with Edinburgh Gin.

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Research Output 1998 2016

Construction of a highly thermostable 1,3-1,4-β-glucanase by combinational mutagenesis and its potential application in the brewing industry

Niu, C., Zhu, L., Hill, A. E., Speers, R. A. & Li, Q. 15 Sep 2016 In : Biotechnology Letters. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Glucan 1,4-beta-Glucosidase


Hill, A. E. 2016 Brewing Materials and Processes: A Practical Approach to Beer Excellence. Bamforth, C. W. (ed.). Elsevier, p. 291-315 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Quality control
Raw materials

Brewing Microbiology: Managing Microbes, Ensuring Quality and Valorising Waste

Hill, A. E. 11 Jun 2015 1 ed. Woodhead Publishing Ltd.506 p. (Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition; no. 289)

Research output: Book/ReportBook


Finding NeBo—a journey through last runnings

Hill, A. E. 2015 p. 261-269 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper


Chartered Scientist

Anne Elizabeth Hill (Recipient), Mar 2013

Prize: Other distinction

JASBC Editor's Pick

Anne Elizabeth Hill (Recipient), Jan 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2013 2013

  • 1 Editorial activity

Woodhead Publishing Ltd. (Publisher)

Hill, A. E. (Editor)
Aug 2013Jul 2014

Activity: Editorial activity

Press / Media