This 3 day course is ideal for those people who are thinking about setting up their own micro brewery.

By the end of the course you will have all the information you need to decide whether brewing is the right career for you.

Our experienced in house team is augmented by carefully selected experts to embrace all the most important topics including beer tasting, recipe formulation, business start up advice, brewery visits, marketing and brewery design.

There is an optional fourth day spent at High House Farm brewery where you can observe and assess the brewing process from start to finish.

Many of our previous students now operate their own micro breweries, you can read about these in our case studies section, some then go on to do our 3 week Certificate in Practical Brewing course.


The topics covered are:-
  • Basic accountancy for a start up business
  • Basic marketing for a start up business
  • Beer tasting and flavour assessment
  • Brewing liquor and Water supply
  • Business Start up advice
  • Cleaning and Hygiene
  • Customs and excise
  • Fermentation
  • Hops
  • Malt and Malting
  • Mashing and wort production
  • Maturation
  • Premises suitability and equipment
  • Racking, casking and fining
  • Recipe formulation
  • Safety overview
  • Wort boiling and chilling
  • Yeast
Course Dates: (Click dates to book)
Mon 19th - Wed 21st January 2015 - NOW FULL
Mon 30th March - Wed 1st April 2015
Mon 18th - Wed 21st May 2015
Mon 22nd - Wed 24th June 2015
Mon 21st - 23rd September 2015
Mon 2nd - Wed 4th November 2015
Mon 30th November - Wed 2nd December 2015

Length : 3 days

Location : Unit 1 West Quay Court Sunderland Enterprise Park SR5 2TE [ view map ]

Number of places on course : Maximum of 20

Cost: 695.00 enquire about this course

Please note that from March 2015, the price increases to 715.

A 100.00 non-refundable deposit is required to secure a booking. The balance has to be paid six weeks prior to the course start date. Price includes VAT.

If you have any questions about this course or any Brewlab related service, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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