BREW - 1000: Introduction to Brewing and Beer Steward
BREW 1000 This course will focus on the history of beer and brewing, the main processing steps involved in beer brewing, identification and characteristics of a variety of beer styles and flavors, beer serving and freshness, main ingredients used in brewing beer, and societal impact and legal regulation of beer and brewing.
BREW 1200 In this course students will learn about the characteristics and variables related to the main ingredients used in the beer brewing process - water, barley/malt, hops, adjuncts, yeast, and other ingredients. The students will also learn more in-depth about the brewing process including equipment and procedures involved in wort production, fermentation, clarification, and filtration.
BREW 1300 Students will gain more in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience of the brewing and beer production process. The course will cover process, procedures, and best practices for each step in the brewing process.
BREW 1400 In this course students will develop a basic knowledge of bottling, canning, and kegging beer emphasizing best practices for stability and shelf life. Students will also learn about draught systems, packaging containers, and materials used in the brewing industry and quality control tests and measurements used on finished beer. This course will also include operation, safety and maintenance of brewing equipment and technology including hydraulic pumps, filtration systems, and heating and refrigeration technology.