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Workshops

Introduction to Brewing course, Saturday July 9, 2016

Dalhousie University, in association with the Canadian Institute of Fermentation Technology (CIFT), will be offering a day-long “Intro to Brewing” workshop. Beginning with a brief history of brewing, this workshop emphasizes the fermentation process, the raw materials required, and their role in producing a unique brew.

The workshop will be conducted both in the classroom and in the CIFT pilot plant, giving attendees the opportunity to work with pilot scale equipment and interact with instructors and fellow students. The workshop will be conducted on Saturday, July 2nd, 2016 at Dalhousie University’s Sexton Campus. The course is open to the public.

A map of the campus is attached [PDF]

Topics covered, include:

Brewing history
Ingredients
Fermentation process
Additional brewing facts

For further details or to reserve a seat please contact Andrew MacIntosh (Andrew.macintosh@dal.ca)

Brewing Raw Materials: Yeast - Date TBA

Dalhousie University, in association with the Canadian Institute of Fermentation Technology (CIFT), will be offering a day-long workshop titled “Brewing Raw Materials: Yeast”. This workshop discusses, in detail, yeast’s contribution to brewing and covers topics such as: discovery, types of yeast, role in fermentation, and proper care of the organism.

This day-long workshop will be conducted in the laboratory as well as the CIFT pilot plant. Attendees will have the opportunity to use instruments and follow standardized procedures commonly used in industry. This course is open to the public.

Topics covered include:
Discovery
Classification
Propagation
Fermentation Properties
Sanitation
Storage and Disposal

For further details or to reserve a seat please contact Andrew MacIntosh (Andrew.macintosh@dal.ca).