Learn2brew Ltd Brewing Courses


 Course Details

 Next course date(s) and bookings now being taken:


NB. Courses only run if minimum number of 4 delegates are booked on them.

Further details on course content and prices below:

Introduction to Craft Ale Brewing Theory

180.00 per person

Please note this is a one day detailed theory course 

(No practical brewing).

Delegates are required to bring a calculator, pen and notepad on the day.

All delegates receive a copy of the course notes.

9.30am (prompt start so please arrive by 9.20am) - 5.00pm (approx.)

Content for the day includes:

  • Section 1 - Barley & Malting Process - From grain to end products.
  • Section 2 - Liquor & mash treatments Calculation of acid for alkalinity removal & salt additions (Burtonisation)
  • Section 3 - Mashing & Sparging Control and key parameters (density, temperature and pH).

(Approx.12.30pm - 1 hour break. NB OnlyTea & Coffee provided throughout the day)

  • Section 4 - Boiling - Some chemistry in the copper/kettle
  • Section 5 - Hops Details on alpha acids and essential oils, calculation of bittering levels plus late/dry hopping regimes.
  • Section 6 - Yeast metabolism/fermentation - From sugar to alcohol. 
  • Section 7 - Overview of fining & maturation Guidelines on copper, adjunct/auxiliary and cask finings. 
  • Final Q&A





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