Brewing Basics: Going Beyond the Kit

Master the basics of brewing all-malt beer with UC Davis' longtime homebrewers. See, smell, and taste the raw materials that go into making a fine bottle of beer, and gain the confidence to go beyond the extract homebrewing kit stage. Learn about several beer styles, the essentials of sanitation, and the intricacies of each step in traditional malt brewing. Discover mashing and boiling and gain knowledge of brewing yeasts and spoilage microorganisms. Observe hands-on brewing with state-of-the-art homebrewing equipment, and discuss alternative methods of packaging your homebrew.

This is an intermediate-level homebrewing class intended for budding homebrewers who have dabbled with the homebrewing process and are looking to understand what went wrong.

Note: You must be 21 years of age or older to enroll and attend.

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