Education: High Spirits at Brew U.

In California, beer and wine courses can lead to heady jobs

The sun is shining, the quarter is almost over and an enterprising band of seniors at the University of California at Davis is merrily quaffing homemade ale amidst the beakers and burners of a science lab. But wait. One of them is throwing his brew down the nearest sink. Has the ale addled his head? Have the suds gone stale?

Neither. The group is really hard at work. They are part of an 18-member malting and brewing science lab class that has just tasted and...

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