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April 11, 2018 at 10:40 am

Brewing Science Short Course for Alumni, Community, July 9-13

Ohio Univerisity Brewing Science Short Course, July 9 to 13, 2018

Are you a home brewer? Ohio University is offering a Brewing Science Short Course, July 9-13, that leads up to the start of Ohio Brew Week.

Amateur beer enthusiasts will get a working knowledge of the brewing science fundamentals, practical brewing experiences, and local brewery tours.

About the Course: This is a non-credit short course designed to provide beginner and intermediate brewing enthusiasts with detailed knowledge of the brewing process and brewing science fundamentals. The course includes morning lectures, hands-on afternoon brewing lab sessions, followed by late afternoon brewery tours and tastings.

Labs will make use of Ohio University’s semi-automated 10-gallon brewing system. Athens, Ohio, is an up-and-coming brewing city and a center for brewing in southeastern Ohio. The course highlights the amazing work of local breweries through tours and visits.

Instructor: Dr. Michael Held is an associate professor in the Ohio University Chemistry & Biochemistry Department. He has 20-plus years of brewing experience and is the founder and instructor of “CHEM4501: Brewing Science,” the very popular Tier III brewing course at Ohio University since 2013.

Experience: Prior brewing experience is not required. Participants must be over 21.

Cost: The cost is $849; with a maximum of 12 participants. The cost includes instruction, consumables, brewery tours and tastings. (Lodging and meals not included.)

Registration: Contact chemistry@ohio.edu if you would like to sign up or to learn more.

Contact Us: Contact chemistry@ohio.edu if you would like to sign up or to learn more.

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