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    Brewlab at the Llangefni Food Technology Centre!

    13th Jun 2017:by Richard

    Brewlab was pleased to run our popular Start Up Brewing Course in Wales last week! Students on the course at Llangefni Food Technology Centre were able to study the theory of brewing and then apply ...

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  • El Mapa Sobre La Profesin De Produccin De Cerveza

    31st Mar 2017:by Richard

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    New Online Courses Now Available

    2nd Mar 2017:by Richard

    Brewlab are delightedto announce 2 brand new online courses to our courses portfolio! The Certificate in Brewing Technology and Advanced Brewing Technology can both be undertaken without needing to ...

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    Certificate in Practical Brewing February 2017

    26th Mar 2017:by Richard

    Our recently completed Certificate in Practical Brewingcourse attracted a full classof students. We are pleased to say that all went on to successfully complete their exams ad pass the course. ...

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    Professional Craft Brewing

    13th Jan 2017:by Richard

    Brewlab kicked off 2017's action packed training schedule with a trip down to London. We ran the 2 day Professional Craft Brewing course at the fantastic Wimbledon Brewery. The course delivers all ...

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    January Start Up Dsitilling

    1st Feb 2017:by Richard

    Brewlab were pleased to finish off January in style by welcoming a full class onto our Start Up Distilling course. The 3 day course attractedattendees from around the UK as well as Europe. A ...

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    Thanks Qvnum Mat & Malt Brewery!

    27th Jan 2017:by Richard

    Thanks to all the members of the Association of Swedish independent microbreweries who attended the Brewlab Microbiology Workshop on Friday 27th January at the Qvänum mat & malt brewery and ...

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    A-Z Beer

    7th Feb 2017:by Richard

    Astringency Ever had a dry mouth after a pint of beer? Most drinkers have experienced this and savour their beer for some time after the last mouthful particularly if it is a dry and bitter pint. ...

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  • Put Out Your Tongue

    24th Jan 2017:by Richard

    Put out your tongue. Look in the mirror and check its colour. Stroke it gently and check its surface feel. Keeping your sensory hardware in good condition is as important as learning your flavours and...

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    Science in the Brewery

    20th Jan 2017:by Richard

    What use is science in brewing beer? Isn’t it just like cooking - follow a recipe and bottle the result? In some cases brewing can be like a formula. Take some malt, extract the sugars and ferment ...

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    The Original Flag Porter Story

    20th Jan 2017:by Richard

    How authentic can a traditional beer be? At Brewlab we attempted to answer this question by brewing a beer based on as much contemporary knowledge of the period as possible, both scientific and ...

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    Glossary of Brewing Terms

    16th Jan 2017:by Richard

    Acetic acid A common acid produced by a variety of yeasts and bacteria. A major spoilage flavour resulting from the growth of acetic acid bacteria in beer and detectable by a vinegar like aroma and ...

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  • Brewing Career Map

    21st Dec 2016:by Richard

    Share this Image On Your Site Please include attribution to www.brewlab.co.uk with this graphic...

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    Do you have what it takes to be a successful brewer?

    12th Dec 2016:by Richard

    All professions have their high points and their difficult jobs. Brewing has plenty of positive and enjoyable demands but also some wet and messy, heavy and difficult jobs too. To brew beer well and...

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    So, you want to brew?

    9th Dec 2016:by Richard

    From our experience at Brewlab it is interesting to see the background of brewers and gauge their motivations. Plenty of brewers start brewing with the passion to extend their homebrewing ...

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    Getting to Brewlab

    9th Dec 2016:by Richard

    Sunderland is situated on England's North East coast and is the largest city between Leeds and Edinburgh. Sunderland is easily accessible from the A1, the main north-south route along the eastern ...

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    Heather McDonald, WooHa Brewery

    1st Dec 2016:by Richard

    When setting up WooHa Brewing Company, former microbiologist and founder Heather McDonald chose to do the 3 Week Practical Brewing Certificate at Brewlab. Although an avid homebrewer, Heather ...

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    Sam Jory, Brewlab Graduate

    4th Dec 2016:by Richard

    Sam explains how the Brewlab impacted his career... "I come from a music background, but always enjoyed beer. When I started my music degree I got a job at a craft beer shop, Utobeer, and soon ...

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    Garrett Hickey, Managing Brewer of Streetside Brewery, USA

    9th Dec 2016:by Richard

    I chose Brewlab for the practical elements as well as the opportunity to be taught by many of the industry leaders in England. As I looked for a school in the US, I found that many only taught the ...

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    Ferdinand McAdoo, Head Brewer of Ornery Beer Company in Woodbridge Virginia

    9th Dec 2016:by Richard

    Ferdinand tells us why he chose Brewlab... "There are a good number of well-known institutions which offer brewing education here in America. After doing some research I found that the wait list ...

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    Train the Brewlab Way

    9th Dec 2016:by Richard

    Training by Brewlab has been demonstrated to be a route to success by many of our students and their start up breweries. It not only provides motivation and encouragement but gives you important ...

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    Pitch Perfect

    8th Dec 2016:by Richard

    The effects of under-pitching your yeast are well known – slow and incomplete fermentations, contamination, customer complaints and lost income. But what of the effects of over-pitching? Moreover, ...

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    Darken your ale

    6th Dec 2016:by Richard

    Adding darkness to your beer can be more than giving it a threatening image. Darkness typically means the use of roasted malts or barley in your grist and the subsequent development of coffee, ...

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    The Extinction Ale Story; A Fascinating History

    25th Oct 2016:by Richard

    Brewlab's sister companyDarwin Brewery has been awarded a prestigious award at the CAMRA Champion Winter Beer Festival in Manchester. The brewery, which poured its first pint in 1997, was crowned ...

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    Well Done Darwin Brewery!

    4th Oct 2016:by Richard

    Whilst Brewlab is keeping busy training and analysing, we also have our very owncommercial brewery on site. In the coming weeks we'd like to sharea bit more aboutthis ventureand some of the exciting ...

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    October Certificate in Practical Brewing

    4th Oct 2016:by Richard

    This week wewelcomed our newest students to Sunderland and onto the Certificate in Practical Brewing course. The attendees have quickly settled in and are gathering and putting into action their ...

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    September Start Up Distilling

    14th Sep 2016:by Richard

    Brewlab was down in London thisweek running our new Start Up Distilling course. We used the facilities at The Institute of Brewing and Distilling to teach the theory and business of setting up a ...

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    Brewlab explained... in Mandarin!

    21st Sep 2016:by Richard

    One of our students took time out to film a short video about Brewlab whilst he was studying for his Diploma in British Brewing Technology. Claud, from Taiwan, speaks in Mandarin about the history ...

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    Champion Beer of Britain 2016

    5th Sep 2016:by Richard

    Brewlab was delighted to be a partner of the 2016 Champion Beer of Britain Awards. It was fantastic to see so many successful breweries and high quality beers being recognised. To be part of ...

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  • Effects of Temperature on Major Beer Compounds During Barrel Maturation.

    28th Jul 2016:by Richard

    Maturing beer in wooden casks is a popular means of enhancing distinction to today’s breweries. Wood, though, is a complex material easily prone to host different microorganisms because of its ...

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  • Edible Ale

    28th Jul 2016:by Richard

    Most of us are happy to drink our ale but some drinkers are keen to eat it also. Sounds strange but are appearing with options to include other parts of the brewing process in our diet. Often these ...

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    Study Abroad at Brewlab!

    17th Jun 2016:by Richard

    For the last 3 weeks Brewlab has been delighted to host an all new study abroad programme for students from the Johnson and Wales University, America. A new customised timetable was developed which ...

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    Introduction to Craft Brewing

    28th Apr 2016:by Richard

    As part of our off site course programme we were pleased to run the 2 day Introduction to Craft Brewing session at Wimbledon Brewery last week. The excellent facilities matched the excellent feedback...

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    Presentation Night

    23rd Apr 2016:by Richard

    Michael was presented with his award this week for competition winnerSunburst Pale Aleat the Head of Steam pub in Durham. Mark from South Africa collected sedcond place and Kingsley from Australia ...

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    Winner announced

    6th Apr 2016:by Richard

    We are pleased to announce that current student Michael Ray's 5.4% Sunburst Pale Ale was voted best beer and will now go on to be sold in Camerons pubs. We will be having a presentation night next ...

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    Brewlab March Start Up Brewing

    22nd Mar 2016:by Richard

    With our Diploma students enjoying their mid course Easter break we have taken the opportunity to run the hugely popular Start Up Brewing course. The course is designed to provide an overview of the ...

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    Top Prize for Best Beer

    8th Mar 2016:by Richard

    Brewlab Training, Camerons, Castle Eden Brewery and Close Brewery Rentals have all combined to offer one of our lucky students the chance to brew a beer that will go on to be sold in pubs nationwide...

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    Spring Diploma Commences!

    23rd Feb 2016:by Richard

    Brewlab was delighted to welcome our newest Diploma in British Brewing Technology students this month. We have 10 students enrolled from all around the world who will be with us for 9 weeks of ...

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    Certificate in Practical Brewing January 2016

    29th Jan 2016:by Richard

    The January Certificate in Practical Brewing course finished last week with Brewlab proud to announce 8 new graduates. The mix of students was very international with Portugal, Italy, America, ...

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    Brewlab Courses in London

    10th Nov 2015:by Richard

    Successful Brewlab sessions were run this weekend (5th – 7th November 2015) at the Wimbledon Brewery, London. A two day International Start Up attracted participants from Bristol to Edinburgh while...

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    Brewlab Heritage Day

    14th Sep 2015:by Richard

    Brewlab hosted a brewery open day as part of the N.E. Heritage programme on Saturday 12th September. Visitors enjoyed tours of the brewing facilities and Darwin Brewery's head brewer Victoria Thomson ...

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    Brewlab Students Claim Top Prize!

    27th Aug 2015:by Richard

    Brewlab's Manneken Wit IPA scooped first place at the 'battle of the beers' contest at Durham beer festival last night. The iconic heritage Belgian wit IPA fended off stiff competition from a second ...

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    Brewlab Start Up London Course 2015

    24th Aug 2015:by Richard

    Brewlab’s longest running course, Start Up Brewing, is now due to run in London at the newly opened Wimbledon Brewery. The first course will be on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th November 2015. ...

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  • Brewer says cheers to the Save Druridge campaign

    15th Jul 2015:by Richard

    Brewlab, in collaboration with Darwin Brewery has brewed a special beer for the 'Save Druridge Bay' campaign... http://www.sunderlandecho.com/news/local/all-news/brewer-says-cheers-to-the-save-...

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    Brand new fermentation tanks have arrived safely

    14th Jul 2015:by Richard

    Brewlab have invested in 2 brand new shiny 1000 litre fermentation tanks. Pictures to follow when they're all connected...

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  • Record year expected for Brewlab

    3rd Feb 2014:by Richard

    It has been a very pleasing start to 2014 here at Brewlab as we prepare to welcome record numbers of students through our doors. Indeed such is the popularity of the courses we are delighted to ...

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  • Brewlab Summer Diploma 2013 Graduation

    23rd Sep 2013:by Richard

    The Summer Diploma course has now finished with another successful set of students graduating. We were pleased to welcome attendees from home and abroad with America, Norway, Ecuador, Poland and ...

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  • Original Flag Porter launched in Finland

    29th Aug 2013:by Richard

    Original Flag Porter has recently been launched into Finland by Brewlab. It is brewed with yeast cultured from bottles saved in a shipwreck from circa 1835 found in the English Channel (known as wreck...

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  • Spring Diploma Course 2013 Completed

    13th Jun 2013:by Richard

    Our recently completed Spring Diploma Course attracted a full set of students. They all went on to successfully complete their exams and are already gaining employment in the industry. Attendees ...

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  • Brewlab Project Work

    23rd Apr 2013:by Richard

    Staff at Brewlab have been part of a team working with the John Innes Centre in a long-term project to investigate Victorian and other heritage barley varieties. As a result of this work, for the ...

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  • Happy New Year at Brewlab

    15th Jan 2013:by Richard

    It's been a busy start to the year here at Brewlab with a packed course schedule in full flow. We have so far welcomed attendees on a Start Up Brewing and Brewing Skills Development course with ...

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  • Well done Summer 2012 Diploma students

    18th Sep 2012:by Richard

    Another full class of brewers arrived to study for the Summer Diploma course held here at Brewlab. Students arrived from America, Canada, Australia and we welcomed our first Icelandic. The successful...

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  • A spectacular programme of events at Brewlab and Darwin Brewery

    18th Sep 2012:by Richard

    Brewlab and Darwin Brewery recently opened to the public as part of the Heritage Open Day weekend. A number of events were organised including a tutored beer tasting session concerning beer styles ...

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  • Brewlab recipe calculator app now available for download

    30th May 2012:by Richard

    Brew App is a really useful ingredient calculation tool for professional brewers that enables individuals to generate recipes in the same way as large professional brewing companies. To download ...

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  • Official Opening of the Brewlab Building

    17th May 2012:by Richard

    On Monday 14th May the staff at Brewlab welcomed Frank Nicholson to officially open their new premises at West Quay Court. Frank was formerly the MD at Vaux Brewery. Guests enjoyed a tour of the new ...

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  • Award Winning Beer from Hogswood Brewing Co.

    17th May 2012:by Richard

    It was 3rd time lucky for Hogswood Brewing Co., when they won Gold in the Premium Ale category with their latest ale, Celtic Kernow King, in only their 3rd year of entering Tuckers Maltings, Newton ...

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  • Brewlab Corporate Day

    17th Feb 2012:by Richard

    A local pharmaceutical company recently chose Brewlab to host their staff training day, utilising our conferencing and brewing facilities. The day revolved around a teambuilding exercise that ...

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