My name is Nigel Sadler and I have worked in a number of Essex microbreweries over the past few years in a range of roles; brewing, commercial and operations.
I've brewed beers that have been recognised in their quality and which won awards at local CAMRA, regional SIBA events (Gold and Silver) and reached the SIBA National Finals 2010. I have also won Essex Food & Drink Award and Essex Business Excellence Award whilst at 2 breweries.
I first studied brewing some 30 years ago and have attended courses run by The Institute of Brewing and Distilling, Brewlab, The Cider Academy, Campden BRI and The Beer Academy. I am IBD qualified in malting, brewing, distilling and packaging.
Other Qualifications include; NVQ Assessor, HACCP, Food Safety in Manufacturing, Auditing, COSHH, Health and Safety, Cellar & Bar, Marketing and Wines and Spirits.
In 2014 I became an Accredited Trainer for the Institute of Brewing & Distilling's Fundamentals of Brewing & Packaging and the General Certificate in Brewing (GCB).
I am former Chairman of the Institute of Brewing & Distilling Southern Section UK and former Vice Chairman and Regional Director of SIBA (The Society of Independent Brewers).
I am currently:
Freelance Brewing Tutor & Assessor at Hackney Community College, London for NVQ Level 2 BIS Diploma (Apprenticeship).
Beer Academy Tutor
Cask Marque Assessor.
I'm also a member of the following organisations:
The Brewery History Society
The British Guild of Beer Writers
The Campaign for Really Good Beer (CAMRGB)
The Anglian Craft Brewers group
The brewing courses are held in The Craft Brewing School based at The White Hart Inn, Swan Lane, Margaretting Tye, Nr. Ingatestone, Essex CM4 9JX.
B&B accommodation is available at The White Hart Inn at a discounted rate. If you require a room course please call them direct on 01277 840478 to book and mention you're on the brewing course.
Further information at: http://www.thewhitehart.uk.com/
Craft Ale Brewing and Beer Training Courses