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BEV7001

Course
BEV7001
Course Title
The Craft of Craft Beer

Description

Learn the basics of brewing your own beer, using two methods of brewing; extract and all-grain. Students will brew 2 batches of beer in two forms one at its simplest and the other more advanced. Ingredients, equipment, sanitation, process, fermentation, and bottling will be covered. Students will also have to opportunity to sample a pre-made batch of the exact same beer that is being brewed. Included in class fees are first year membership fees in Carolina Brew Masters.

Objectives

  • To learn the basics of brewing beer at home.

Content

  • Discuss and define the terms and ingredients involved in making beer
  • Discuss and define the equipment used in the brewing process
  • Discuss and practice proper sanitation techniques
  • Discuss, define, and practice the process of extract and all-grain brewing
  • Discuss the process of fermentation and how it relates to the final product
  • Discuss variations in the process and different styles of beer
  • Discuss and demonstrate the bottling process using a previously made batch of beer

Prerequisites

Must be 21 years of age

Method of Instruction

Lecutre, demonstration, hands-on

Evaluation

Class survey