Beer Quality Basics Workshop: Maine

Brewers Association
Brewers Association

Event Details

Location: Allagash Brewing Co.
50 Industrial Way
Portland, ME United States 04103
Event Type: BA Events Staff Activities
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Basics of Beer Quality – Hands on Workshop is a day-long class taught by Brewers Association Quality Instructor Mary Pellettieri.

Date

Friday, September 8, 2017

8:00 am – 5:15 pm ET

Details

This hands-on workshop will cover the fundamentals underlying some of the most common methods used to ensure consistency and quality in a craft brewery. The course is designed for those who have little or no formal brewing education or laboratory training, but are responsible for managing or implementing a brewery quality program.

Preliminary Agenda

The course is divided into two sections:

  • Microbiology Basics for Brewing Labs will cover common microbiological media and their use, why culture and non-culture yeasts require specific knowledge of the identification cues, how to properly mount a slide, and pouring a media plate.
  • Chemistry Basics for Brewing Labs will cover the principals behind analytical tests that brewers use regularly, how to properly execute the methods, and implications of failing to execute the methods properly.

Registration includes lunch and all required laboratory supplies. Participants are responsible for their travel and hotel expenses.

Clothing Requirements

Safety glasses will be provided

  • Pants, no shorts or capris
  • Closed toe shoes

Hotel

Visit Portland provides a list of hotels in the Greater Portland Region of Maine.

Deadlines

Registration will close on August 8, unless capacity is reached prior.

Registration

Registration is $100 and is limited to 36 participants. Voting brewery members are encouraged to reserve their spot today.

This workshop has reached registration capacity. Add your name to the waitlist.

Staff Attending:

Damon Scott