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Craft BeerTaught by Matt Simpson

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The Beer Sommelier; "Just like wine; not all beer is created equal"

Matt Simpson
  • Course suitable for all abilities

  • What is craft beer

  • The process of making beer, from grain to glass

Overview

Craft Beer - Online Course with Matt Simpson

Ideally, students will learn almost every aspect of beer; from the methods of creation, to various brands, styles and with what foods these styles pair best. We will briefly study the history of certain styles (using BJCP Style Guidelines), cover brewing techniques, discuss various terminology (gravity, IBUs, A.B.V., etc.), and ultimately conduct tastings...though the entire course will be peppered with how various styles should be detected by the palate.

What You Will Learn

  • What is Beer...?

    The brief history of beer and its origins, its ingredients and why certain beers are inherent to specific countries around the world - A brief discussion about beers from around the world - Tasting malted barley - Understanding hops - Corn, oats and wheat

  • How is Beer Made?

    - The process of making beer, from grain to glass - Homebrewing and demonstrations of how to make beer - Malting of barley - Brewing processes: boiling, mashing, chilling, yeast pitching and fermentation

  • Beer Styles

    A brief history of modern beer's seminal styles. You'll learn what makes different beers from different countries taste different - Lagers, Germany - Pilsners, Czechoslovakia - Ales: Porters, stouts, Scottish ales, pale ales, ESBs others - American ales; East Coast versus West Coast

  • Beer Tasting & Food Pairing

Meet your expert tutor

Matt Simpson has been involved with craft beer, in one regard or another, for well over two decades. He taught Beer Education 101 at Emory University, is a BJCP (www.bjcp.org) Certified Judge,Siebel/...read more

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