Posted March 5, 2018
Niagara College opens week-long Brew Academy program
Niagara-on-the-Lake – Niagara College has launched a new, multi-module program – Brew Academy – part of the college’s Canadian Food & Wine Institute.
Made up of five modules, the full course runs four times a year over one week – or modules can be taken individually, in any order.
Module 1: Day in the Brewery
Process of brewing
How to choose yeast and hop varieties
Module 2: Brew Production
Yeasts and yeast types
Filtration and finishing
Module 3: Discover Brew Ingredients
Basic tastes of sour, sweet, salty and bitter
Overall taste, aroma, mouthfeel, and appearance
Module 4: Brew Packaging
Intro to bottles, cans and kegs
Packing options and considerations
Packing line layouts / equipment involved
Quality concerns and cleaning
Start up and shut down procedures
Considerations on maintenance and shelf life
Module 5: Brewery Trends, Operations & Health and Safety
Leading industry trends
Intro to total quality management
Food safety programs
SGS Canada BRC (brewing perspective)
Green brewing initiatives
Pricing is set at $195 + tax per course.
For more information, visit Niagara College’s Canadian Food & Wine Institute.