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Introducing: SHORT COURSES for the PROFESSIONAL

If you are a professional brewer/distiller or want to begin your journey to a CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL BREWER or DISTILLER, these are the SHORT COURSES for you!
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DISTILLING + SPIRITS SHORT COURSE 13 hours/$799

BREWING I SHORT COURSE (Wort Production/Yeast & Fermentation) 14 hours/$799

BREWING II SHORT COURSE (Raw Materials/Water/Wort Production/Yeast and Fermentation) 34 hours/$1,699

SUMMER 2018: Full Session—April 30 – July 25, 2018

DISTILLING + SPIRITS SHORT COURSE: 13 hours of lecture, distilling, fieldtrips– $799.00

  • Mashing + Fermenting for Spirits: Friday, July 13, 3pm – 6pm
    • Raw materials for spirits
    • Mashing: the water, temperature, pH, and time
    • Yeast and Fermentation
  • Distilling Fundamentals
    • Monday, July 16, 5.30pm – 8.30pm; Lecture at BDC
      • Brief history of distilling- US
      • Distilling basics: grain to alcohol and the basics types of spirits
      • Differences in mashing for distillation versus beer
      • Distilling calculations
      • Distilling Equipment and different types of distillation
      • Identify Still Types
      • Charentais – Alembic – Pot Still
      • Continuous – Coffey
      • Hybrid
      • Identify Still Parts
      • Slide of Pot Still
      • Slide of Continuous
      • Slide of Hybrid
      • Impact on Production from Still types, Still Material and Still Heat/Energy Source
    • Tuesday, July 17, 5.30pm – 8.30pm; Distilling at Post Modern Spirits
      • Define Azeotrope/Azeotropic Distillation – importance
      • TTB formula approval
      • Gauging, proofing, blending, and define proof gallon.
      • Distribution
    • Wednesday, July 18, 1pm – 5pm; Field Trip to 2 distilleries.

FALL 2018: Full Session– August 20 – November 14, 2018

DISTILLING + SPIRITS SHORT COURSE: 13 hours of lecture, distilling, fieldtrips– $799.00

Hours and Information Topics are the same as Summer 2018

Exact dates are TBA; Days/time are M, T, W – 5.30pm – 8.30pm; One Saturday                                                                                          

 

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SUMMER 2018: Full Session—April 30 – July 25, 2018

BREWING SHORT COURSE: WORT PRODUCTION/YEAST AND FERMENTATION: 14 hours of lecture and hands-on brewing– $799.00

  • Wednesday, May 23; 1pm – 5pm; Yeast and Fermentation
  • Monday, June 4; 5.30pm – 8.30pm; Wort Production
  • Tuesday, June 5; 5.30pm – 8.30pm; Wort Production
  • Wednesday, June 6; 1pm – 5pm; Brew House Day

FALL 2018: Full Session– August 20 – November 14, 2018

BREWING SHORT COURSE: RAW MATERIALS/WATER/WORT PRODUCTION/YEAST AND FERMENTATION: 34 hours of lecture, recipe development, and hands-on brewing– $1,699.00

Exact dates are TBA ; Days/time are M, T, W – 5.30pm – 8.30pm; One Saturday                                                                                          

  • Raw Materials + Malting: 6 hours
  • Hops: 4 hours
  • Water and Water Profiles: 7 hours
  • Recipe Development: 3 hours
  • Yeast + Fermentation: 4 hours
  • Wort Production: 6 hours
  • Hands-on Brewing: 4+ hours

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