Terry Foster was born and educated in London and holds a PhD in organic chemistry from the University of London. He started brewing some fifty years ago and has been brewing at home ever since. He has written for several magazines, including Zymurgy, All About Beer, American Brewer, and Brew Your Own. Terry is the author of Pale Ale and Porter in Brewers Publications' Classic Beer Styles series, contributor of several pieces to The Oxford Companion to Beer edited by Garrett Oliver, and writer of a regular Techniques column for Brew Your Own. He live in Stratford, Connecticut.