2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Oct 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

BRW 195 - Brewing Practicum

Description: Practical experience in beer making while working at an approved brewery and receiving supervision from a professional brewer. Must be 21 years of age or older to enroll.

Prerequisites: BRW 130   

Credits: 3
Lecture: 0
Lab: 6

Course Content:
  1. Brewery operations
  2. Brewery sanitation
  3. Beer production
  4. Analysis and quality control
  5. Packaging and distribution
  6. Commercial brewing legal compliance

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate safe set up and operation of brewing equipment. (1)
  2. Apply steps in beer production. (3)
  3. Perform the racking and transfers of beer in accordance with the standard operating procedures. (3)
  4. Perform cleaning and sanitation of cellar and packaging equipment. (2)
  5. Assess the chemical composition of a beer and raw ingredients through laboratory analysis. (4)
  6. Inoculate wort for fermentation. (3)
  7. Manage fermentation temperatures and monitor depletion of specific gravity. (1,3,4)
  8. Facilitate proper record keeping. (6)
  9. Participate in the evaluation and quality assurance of beers. (4,5)
  10. Prepare beer for packaging and distribution. (5)