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Brewing and Fermentation Products (self-paced) is a Course

Brewing and Fermentation Products (self-paced)

Started Dec 2, 2020

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Full course description

Self-paced, online course
Start anytime; take up to four months to finish
Instructed by  Dr. Nick Flynn and Dr. Brian Schneider

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Introduction to Brewing and Fermentation

In this course you will study the principles of quality control and statistics in practical applications used in the brewing industry. You will experiment with process control variables used in standard methods of analyzing ingredients and products which are applied to attain desired results. You will learn that measurement and analysis are the key for product consistency and quality.

After completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Identify the best method to use for analyzing selected fermentation products
  • Describe methods of measuring selected process variables
  • Defend the selection of a given method for characterizing a fermentation product

Selected Course Topics

  • Principles of quality
  • Process control
  • Analytical methods
  • The Brew house
  • Quality Assurance

Intended students

  • Brewery staff
  • Current or prospective brewery owners
  • Homebrewers
  • Service professionals with current or intended brewery customers

Faculty:  Dr. Nick Flynn and Dr. Brian Schneider

Dr. Flynn has actively worked in the fermentation field for several years. He brewed the beer for his wedding back in 1995 and has been active in brewing ever since including serving as a consultant for breweries. He has provided eight research presentations and two research publications on brewing science in the past three years. 

Dr. Schneider has an MS Degree in Brewing and Distilling from Heriot Watt University. He has also been active in brewing for many years. 
This course not eligible for University credit.  Students must be 21 on or before the start date to take this course.
Questions?  Call Extended Studies at 806-651-2037 for more information.