SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — The University of California Davis is using $1 million donated by a Texas-based brewer to buy new equipment for its beer science program.
Mexican immigrant Carlos Alvarez says in a university news release that opportunities in America have enabled him to donate to the education of future craft brewers.READ MORE: Former Oakland Police Captain Wounded During Fatal Shooting At Gas Station
A biochemical engineering graduate from Mexico’s Monterrey Institute of Technology, Alvarez is a former Modelo export manager who led the launch of Corona in the United States.
Gambrinus Co. has a brewery each in Berkeley, Calif., Portland, Ore., and Shiner, Texas.READ MORE: Prop Gun Fired by Alec Baldwin on Movie Set Kills Cinematographer, Wounds Bay Area Director
UC Davis started offering beer education in 1959. Since 2011, the program has been housed at the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science.
Alvarez’s donation funds the purchase of brewing and lab equipment.MORE NEWS: Laudemer Arboleda Fatal Shooting: Danville Officer Andrew Hall Trial Heads To Closing Arguments
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