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Start Up and Brew

Brewing Technology > Start Up and Brew

Course Duration

3 days

Course Location

Loughry Campus

Start Up and Brew

Participants will develop their knowledge of the key stages of craft beer production and have a regard for the associated science used. It will also provide an overview of quality and legislative issues.This programme will consider recipe formulation and will provide the craft brewer with the skills to calculate accurate recipes, which impact on ingredients, time and energy costs. The detailed practical side to this programme involves brewing different beer styles and viewing further processing techniques.

Course content

The four key ingredients – water, yeast, malt and hops.

  • Recipe formulation.
  • Brewery design.
  • Quality management systems.
  • Excise and Duty requirements.
  • Sensory.
  • Practical Brewing.

Course Entry Requirements

This programme will be of particular value to current craft brewers wishing to upscale, or those involved in or considering brewing.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Loughry Campus

Loughry Campus aims to develop learners’ skills and competitiveness through education, training, business and technology programmes to meet the needs of the food industry.

      Audrey Kelly

      Key Contact

      Audrey Kelly
      Technologist (Food)